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What Every Educator Needs to Know About Artificial Intelligence
Experts think artificial intelligence could help people do all sorts of things in the future. Here's how it could impact education.
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Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy Issues
Reading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.
Seth Feldman, April 11, 2021
6 min read
Privacy & Security Facial Recognition Tech in Schools Prompts Lawsuit, Renewed Racial Bias Concerns
The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state education department's decision to approve the Lockport school district's facial recognition system.
Mark Lieberman, June 24, 2020
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Personalized Learning Artificial Intelligence in K-12 Education: Unintended Consequences Lurk, Report Warns
Often touted as the next great innovation in ed tech, artificial intelligence could also have negative unintended consequences for schools if district officials don't prepare correctly.
David Rauf, May 28, 2020
3 min read
Special Report Tech Use Surges Under COVID-19: Where Does Artificial Intelligence Fit In?
Education Week’s final installment of its three-part series on ed-tech issues examines the role of artificial intelligence in K-12 teaching and learning and the management of schools.
May 20, 2020
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Classroom Technology Will COVID-19 Spur Greater Use of Artificial Intelligence in K-12 Education?
Opportunities for wider use of AI in education are opening up, but the virus outbreak could seriously delay investments in new, innovative technologies, predicts AI expert Robert F. Murphy.
David Rauf, May 19, 2020
6 min read
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Teaching How Educators Can Use Artificial Intelligence as a Teaching Tool
A K-12 tech expert who runs a class for educators on artificial intelligence talks about how AI can be put to work in the classroom.
Mark Lieberman, May 19, 2020
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College & Workforce Readiness What Soldiers, Doctors, and Professors Can Teach Us About Artificial Intelligence During COVID-19
Sectors of our economy such as the military, health care, and higher education are much further along than the K-12 system in using artificial intelligence.
Michelle R. Davis, May 19, 2020
8 min read
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Teaching Artificial Intelligence in K-12: The Right Mix for Learning or a Bad Idea?
The rapid shift to tech-driven, remote learning this spring has infused more technology into K-12 education, but AI tools still remain on the fringe.
David Rauf, May 19, 2020
9 min read
Classroom Technology How Voice Tech Could Enhance the Classroom, and Problems to Avoid
Two educators who use voice technologies in their classrooms offer tips for how to use the devices for teaching and learning and the steps necessary for avoiding privacy pitfalls.
Mark Lieberman, February 20, 2020
6 min read
Curriculum 5 Things Big Business Wants Students to Learn for the Future of Work
Companies like Verizon, American Airlines, Microsoft and IBM want students to learn lessons around soft skills, technology, and design thinking to prepare them for the future workplace.
Michelle R. Davis, February 14, 2020
6 min read
Future of Work Three Reasons to Be Skeptical of Artificial Intelligence in Schools
Having a strong teacher in the classroom is more important than having good technology, a University of Michigan professor argues.
Alyson Klein, February 12, 2020
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Classroom Technology How Artificial Intelligence Might Save Time
Teachers: Could you use an extra 13 hours in your work week, or for your personal life? That might be possible in the future, according to a report published last month by McKinsey & Company.
Alyson Klein, February 11, 2020
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Privacy & Security Using Amazon Echo, Google Home to Learn: Skill of the Future or Bad Idea?
The growing popularity of voice-activated technologies is forcing educators to think about the role such tools play in preparing students for the jobs of the future.
Mark Lieberman, February 4, 2020
7 min read
Future of Work Artificial Intelligence Could Free Up 13 Hours a Week for Teachers, Report Finds
A new report estimates that 20 to 40 percent of the tasks teachers spend time on, including grading, lesson planning, general administration, could be outsourced to technology.
Alyson Klein, January 29, 2020
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