Two DOBOT AI Labs Got off the Ground at Xiantang School and Ningbo Road School in Rizhao City, Shangdong Province

Overview

Background

In 2020, Jingkai District in Rizhao city invested 2,980,000 RMB to build two AI labs in Xiangtang and Ningbo Road school and finish teacher training. This tremendous input was aimed at promoting Education Information Project 2.0, building smart classrooms and driving IT education forward in a sound, sustainable and high-quality path.

Results

On December 23, teachers from Xiantang School and Ningbo Road School in Rizhao City completed their AI education training. Students start AI classes starting in January 2021. 

Recognized as a "National Youth Exceptional School" by the Ministry of Education, Xiantang School is among the first pilot schools of AI education in Rizhao City. The lab is open to elementary and junior high schoolers who are interested in AI and robotics.

 

The lab covers an area of about 120 square meters and allows 2 students as a group to engage in project-based learning, which can satisfy 56 students at the same time. During the trial classes, the students showed great interest and actively participated in after-school AI club activities. The lab's success sets a good example and provides experience for Rizhao City and even the whole country to draw on.

Students from Xiantang School were listening  carefully at DOBOT AI class

DOBOT AI Lab is equipped with robotic arms, autonomous driving vehicles, competition kits, and training kits. The lab comes with DOBOT AI curriculum that integrates robot software and hardware control, machine vision, graphical programming, and other multi-level knowledge.