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AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI

AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI

Dive into AI HackStack Kids, a thrilling world of multimodal generative AI.

Bursting with fun, this program offers dynamic activities, both digital and hands-on, that let young minds create everything from comics and games to songs and websites. Whether sketching on printable worksheets or designing digitally, students’ projects are supercharged by AI, transforming them into dazzling multimedia masterpieces. Safe, secure, and incredibly engaging, this course sparks creativity and blends cutting-edge AI with endless imagination in an exciting educational adventure!

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  • About AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI

    AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI is designed to align with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards, ensuring a comprehensive and balanced approach to early digital literacy and AI education. This course invites young learners to dive into the world of artificial intelligence through engaging, hands-on activities that blend interactive technology with imaginative play.

    Our curriculum seamlessly integrates CSTA standards with English Language Arts (ELA) crossovers, fostering both computational thinking and literacy skills. By exploring AI concepts through interactive and gamified learning experiences, students enhance their technical abilities while developing problem-solving and communication skills. Each lesson is thoughtfully structured to include a mix of AI exercises and physical activities, promoting a balance between screen time and active play.

  • Focus Areas

    AI Hackstack Kids is designed to introduce young learners to artificial intelligence and coding at a pace that aligns with their developmental needs, ensuring they build a solid foundation in computer science. The curriculum is structured to gradually progress through AI and coding concepts, using engaging, game-based activities that keep students motivated and excited about learning.

    Paced Learning: The lessons are tailored to match the capabilities of K-5 students, starting with drag-and-drop interfaces and gradually incorporating more complex code structures as students advance. This approach helps students build confidence and understanding before moving on to more challenging material.

    Interactive and Flexible: The curriculum offers a mix of icon-based blocks and text-based coding, allowing students to seamlessly transition between visual and text coding. This flexibility helps students grasp coding logic and syntax without feeling overwhelmed, making the learning process both accessible and enjoyable.

  • Cultivate Digital Creativity

    Students will develop the ability to design and execute a variety of digital projects, such as comics, games, and websites, utilizing both digital and traditional tools enhanced by generative AI.

  • Enhance Understanding of AI Technology

    Students will gain a comprehensive introduction to the principles of generative AI, understanding how it can be applied to amplify their creative work in a safe and secure manner.

  • Promote Safe Online Practices

    Students will learn to navigate digital environments safely, with a strong emphasis on privacy, data protection, and the ethical use of artificial intelligence technologies.

Sample Lessons

These lessons offer a glimpse into the vibrant and dynamic world of AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI, showcasing how students can transform their creativity through data-driven adventures and interactive coding challenges into an enriching and educational journey.

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AI Explorers: Journey to the Digital Frontier

Embark on an exciting adventure as we explore the basics of artificial intelligence! Students will learn how AI works, create their own simple AI projects, and discover how AI is used in everyday life. Get ready to dive into the digital frontier and become an AI explorer!

Code Wizards: Spells of Logic and Creativity

Unleash your inner code wizard as we delve into the magical world of coding! This lesson focuses on using drag-and-drop interfaces to create fun and interactive projects. Students will cast spells of logic and creativity to solve puzzles and bring their digital creations to life.

Data Detectives: Cracking the Code

Become a data detective and learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret data to solve mysteries! Students will engage in hands-on activities that teach the fundamentals of data science, helping them understand the power of data and how it can be used to make informed decisions.

Robot Races: Engineering AI Athletes

Design, build, and program your very own AI-powered robots to compete in thrilling races! This lesson combines coding, engineering, and creativity as students work in teams to develop robots that can navigate obstacles and complete challenges. Ready, set, code!

Creative Coders: Storytelling with AI

Bring your stories to life with the power of AI! In this lesson, students will use coding and AI tools to create interactive stories and animations. They'll learn how to use AI to enhance their narratives, making their characters come alive and their plots more engaging than ever before.

Course Format

AI Hackstack Kids: Bringing Imagination to Life with AI

The AI Hackstack Kids course is designed to guide young learners through a series of progressively challenging lessons, each building on the concepts learned in the previous one. The curriculum begins with fundamental AI principles and gradually introduces more complex topics, ensuring that students develop a deep understanding of artificial intelligence through interactive and engaging gameplay.

Foundational AI Concepts: Unleashing Your Inner Data Scientist: The course starts with basic AI concepts such as understanding what artificial intelligence is, the difference between AI and human intelligence, and simple AI tasks. These initial lessons focus on basic AI operations, such as image recognition and simple data categorization, to build confidence and foundational skills in a supportive environment.

Introduction to Machine Learning: Teaching Computers to Learn: As students progress, they encounter lessons that introduce machine learning concepts. These lessons cover the basics of training models, understanding datasets, and using supervised learning techniques to teach computers to make predictions. This helps students grasp how AI systems learn from data to improve their performance over time.

Natural Language Processing: Communicating with AI: Midway through the course, students learn about natural language processing (NLP). They explore how AI can understand and generate human language, engage in building simple chatbots, and experiment with text analysis. This phase emphasizes how AI can be used to enhance communication and process large amounts of text data.

Computer Vision - Seeing the World Through AI Eyes: Further along, students delve into computer vision, learning how AI can interpret and understand visual information. They engage in projects involving image classification, object detection, and facial recognition. These lessons teach students how AI can process and analyze visual data from the real world.

AI Ethics and Responsible Use: Navigating the Future of AI: Towards the end of the course, lessons focus on the ethical considerations and responsible use of AI. Students learn about bias in AI systems, privacy concerns, and the importance of transparency in AI decision-making. They discuss real-world implications of AI technologies and develop a framework for thinking about the responsible use of AI.

Interactive and Engaging Learning: Throughout the course, AI Hackstack Kids uses a game-based learning approach to keep students engaged. Each lesson involves interactive challenges and practical applications, making learning about AI both fun and effective. By utilizing generative AI tools, students can experience real-time feedback and text-to-code features that make AI concepts more accessible and enjoyable​​.

Assessment and Feedback: Regular assessments and instant feedback are integrated into the lessons, helping students track their progress and identify areas that need improvement. This ensures a personalized learning experience where each student can grow at their own pace.

By progressing through these carefully structured lessons, students gain a comprehensive understanding of AI, from basic concepts to advanced applications, preparing them for future success in the field of artificial intelligence.

Our Instructors Are Our Top Asset

At BAM!, our vision for innovative K-8 education extends beyond just curriculum; it encompasses the educators who bring that curriculum to life. Selecting & training our educators is a continuous and meticulous process, ensuring they are not just equipped with subject matter expertise but also the skills to inspire and connect with students on a personal level.

  • 100% adult educators recruited from prestigious universities ( No CITs at BAM!)
  • Highly refined interview and background check process 
  • Extensive training that goes well beyond curriculum & classroom management
  • Ongoing year-round opportunities to teach in our summer camp. After-school, and structured recess programs.

We celebrate your success!

Upon the conclusion of your child's program, they will be presented with an official Brains & Motion Education certification.