Neural Networks: Introducing your Students to AI

A neural network is a tool used in machine learning, which is the foundation of modern artificial intelligence (AI). Inspired by the human brain, each neuron makes a small decision. These decisions combine into a network that helps us detect and make more complex predictions.

In this workshop, we'll focus on AI within the realm of education and identify its importance in preparing students for the future of work. We'll walk you through a few examples of neural networks strongly tied to the curriculum, before giving you a chance to build your own neural network using a free tool developed by

You'll also have a chance to connect with other educators to discuss the implications of ethics on AI, and apply an ethics lens to assessment resources provided.

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9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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    Steve Dawson

    Steve joined CLC in the spring of 2018, having previously enjoyed a career in television post-production. He brings his love of storytelling and audience engagement to every workshop… and also dad jokes!

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    Christine Dhamrait

    Christine is a Bilingual Learning Facilitator with the Code Squad since November of 2021. She has a great passion in ensuring an inclusive learning environment for all and seeing individuals strive and reach their full potential. She has formerly owned and operated her own business and has experience working with children and older adults in the recreation therapy field. Christine enjoys reading historical fiction books, playing board games and spending time in nature.