Artificial Intelligence for Children and Youngsters
Logical Thinking Problem Solving
– Awards won by our students –
March 2023 Newsletter
Congratulations to Harry, who’s taken one of our Children Coding Classes, for winning the Silver Medal Trophy of Hong Kong Primary Schools Olympiad in Informatics.
Congratulations to Thomas, who’s taken one of our Children Coding Classes, for winning a Merit Certificate of Hong Kong Primary Schools Olympiad in Informatics.
About Hong Kong Primary Schools Olympiad in Informatics (https://hkoi.org) –
“Hong Kong Primary Schools Olympiad in Informatics (HKPSOI) is an annual programming competition for primary students in Hong Kong, aiming to promote computer science, STEM knowledge and computational thinking to students as early as in primary school. The competition is organized by the Hong Kong Association for Computer Education (HKACE), Hong Kong Olympiad in Informatics Organizing Committee (HKOI) and Modern Educational Research Society Limited (MERS), co-organized by Active Learning Solutions Limited (ALS) and sponsored by Tin Ka Ping Foundation.”
Harry Wins a Medal
Thomas Wins a Medal
Video – We hold tournaments from time to time [0:52]
Recognize the concept of AI: Understand what artificial intelligence is and its role in our daily lives.
Explore AI applications: Discover various ways AI is used, from virtual assistants to self-driving cars.
Basic AI algorithms: Learn simple algorithms, such as decision trees and pattern recognition, through interactive examples.
Ethics in AI: Discuss the importance of responsible AI use, including fairness, privacy, and safety considerations.
Creative AI projects: Apply AI concepts to create fun, age-appropriate projects, like designing a chatbot or a simple game.
“Artificial intelligence technology will reshape society as we know it.”
Sam Altman, CEO
Open AI (Creator of ChatGPT)
This course integrates user-friendly programming platforms and languages, tailored to children’s learning abilities, to make AI concepts engaging and accessible. By utilizing visual programming environments and popular coding languages, students can easily grasp AI principles and build hands-on projects.
Medium of Instructions
Cantonese, Putonghua, or English
(Course material is mostly in English)
Learning in action
We champion small classes
Introduction to AI: Overview of artificial intelligence, its history, and real-world examples to spark interest and curiosity.
Understanding algorithms: Simple explanation of algorithms and their role in AI, using puzzles and games to illustrate concepts.
AI in everyday life: Exploration of AI applications, such as voice assistants, image recognition, and recommendation systems, to show the relevance of AI.
Hands-on programming: Introduction to visual programming environments and coding basics, with a focus on creating AI-based projects.
Responsible AI use: Discussion of ethical considerations, including fairness, privacy, and safety, to raise awareness about responsible AI development and use.
Project showcase: Students present their AI projects, sharing their experiences and learning outcomes with peers and instructors.
Future of AI: Wrap-up session to inspire students about the possibilities and potential of AI, and encourage further learning and exploration in the field.
Level 1 – AI Fundamentals and Computer Basics: Introduce children to the world of artificial intelligence and basic computer functionalities, ensuring a strong foundation for future learning.
Level 2 – Visual Programming and Simple AI Algorithms: Familiarize students with visual programming environments and teach them simple AI algorithms through engaging activities and projects.
Level 3 – AI Applications and Creative Problem Solving: Explore various AI applications in daily life and encourage creative problem solving by presenting age-appropriate challenges and puzzles.
Level 4 – Hands-on AI Projects and Collaboration: Guide students in creating their own AI projects, promoting teamwork and fostering collaboration as they learn from peers and instructors.
Level 5 – Introduction to Text-based Coding and Advanced Algorithms: Transition to text-based coding, while introducing more advanced AI algorithms and concepts, building on the knowledge gained in previous levels.
Level 6 – Ethical AI, Project Showcase, and Next Steps: Discuss ethical considerations in AI development, provide opportunities for students to present their projects, and inspire further learning by exploring the future of AI and potential career paths.
(Inquire about details for higher levels)
— The above may be subject to change based on individual students’ needs —
Customized Learning Approach
This course adapts the selection of programming tools and platforms based on each student’s unique background, including factors such as age and prior experience in STEM subjects. This wide-ranging approach ensures a fulfilling learning experience tailored to students with different abilities and interests.
Primary one to Form four students
Edwin Sir (主任導師) –
畢業於香港城市大學電腦學系，獲榮譽電腦科學學位；後於中港及北美洲 (包括美國加州矽谷) 多間跨國企業從事電腦程式開發、系統分析、管理及技術支援等職位。Edwin Sir 同時有豐富的教育及培訓經驗，曾擔任香港城市大學電腦學系、資訊系統學系講師、並曾任教中學電腦及數學科。
Gideon Sir –
曾當選香港十大傑出學生，畢業於加州大學栢克箂分校 (UC Berkeley)，主修電子工程及電腦科學 (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)，並曾於美國矽谷軟件公司擔任資深軟件工程師 (Senior Software Engineer)。
David Sir –
畢業於加拿大University of Regina，主修電腦科，曾在加拿大亞省政府、香港恆基兆業等機構從事電腦軟件系統開發。David Sir亦曾在香港雇員再培訓局(ERB)任職講師。
Ms Wong –
香港城市大學工程系，熱愛兒童及教育事業，特別精通Java, Python, 及 C++。
Ms Leung –
Samuel Sir –
Anson Sir –
William Sir –
Kelvin Sir –
電子及訊息工程碩士(M.Sc.), 系統工程師，豐富電腦科教育經驗，熟悉C++, C, Python, Java, C# 等編程語言。