Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce and they are going to be working in an AI-infused world. Here’s an interesting look at what teachers are doing today to prepare kids.

Not only will today’s students need to become adept at using AI tools, but to become truly empowered creators they’ll need a deeper understanding of how AI works — and their changing relationship to it as designers and artists.

Middle school students at Edward W. Bok Academy in Lake Wales, Florida, are experimenting with a variety of AI-powered creative tools as a way to learn about how artificial intelligence works while also exploring their interest in the arts. They’re conducting virtual symphonies, composing music and drawing pictures to see if AI can recognize the images.