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Classroom Technology New Data Reveal How Many Students Are Using AI to Cheat
Recent advances in generative AI have not led to a massive rise in student cheating. But fixating on cheating may cause its own problems.
Arianna Prothero, April 25, 2024
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Classroom Technology Opinion No, AI Detection Won’t Solve Cheating
Want to address concerns about student ChatGPT use? Here are five steps to take instead of turning to unreliable detection tools.
Kip Glazer, April 12, 2024
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Classroom Technology More Teachers Are Using AI-Detection Tools. Here's Why That Might Be a Problem
Students are increasingly getting disciplined for using generative AI, a new survey finds.
Arianna Prothero, April 5, 2024
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Classroom Technology Opinion The AI Cheating Crisis: Education Needs Its Anti-Doping Movement
What the Tour de France can teach us about artificial-intelligence use—and why we can’t just accept “AI doping” as the new normal.
Noor Akbari, February 28, 2024
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Classroom Technology An Expert Asked AI to Write Like a 4th Grader. Here's What It Came Up With
ChatGPT and other AI writing tools are becoming sophisticated enough to imitate students' writing styles, making cheating harder to detect.
Alyson Klein, December 18, 2023
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Classroom Technology AI Can Mimic Students' Writing Styles. How Are Teachers Supposed to Catch Cheaters Now?
AI is rapidly becoming too sophisticated for even veteran educators’ detective skills, educators and experts say.
Alyson Klein, December 13, 2023
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Accountability Opinion What’s Wrong With Online Credit Recovery? This Teacher Will Tell You
The “whatever it takes” approach to increasing graduation rates ends up deflating the value of a diploma.
Rick Hess, November 20, 2023
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Classroom Technology Teachers Turn to Pen and Paper Amid AI Cheating Fears, Survey Finds
School-provided laptops for students are ubiquitous, but handwritten essays and math homework on paper are making a comeback.
Alyson Klein, October 6, 2023
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Classroom Technology How Students Use AI vs. How Teachers Think They Use It, in Charts
Students might not be using AI for school assignments as much as some educators think.
Arianna Prothero, September 29, 2023
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Classroom Technology Opinion AI Can Teach Students a Powerful Lesson About the Truth
ChatGPT is the most exciting technology I have ever encountered. Here’s how I’m harnessing it in the classroom.
Rachna Nath, September 7, 2023
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Fulton County Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney Fani Willis takes notes while questioning University of Michigan professor Brian Jacob, a statistical analysis expert, as he testifies in a case against a group of Atlanta public school educators accused in a scheme to inflate students’ standardized test scores in Fulton County Superior Court, Ga., Feb. 10, 2015. Willis' most prominent case as an assistant district attorney was a RICO prosecution against the group of educators. After a seven-month trial, a jury in April 2015 convicted 11 of them on the racketeering charge.
Then-Fulton County chief senior assistant district attorney Fani Willis taking notes as a witness testified in a case against a group of Atlanta public school educators accused in a scheme to inflate students’ standardized test scores in Fulton County Superior Court, Ga., Feb. 10, 2015.
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Law & Courts What Trump's Prosecution in Georgia Has in Common With the Atlanta Schools Cheating Case
The DA in the Georgia election interference case against Trump was a lead prosecutor in the school cheating scandal.
Mark Walsh, August 23, 2023
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Classroom Technology Another AI Issue for Schools to Know About: Bias Against Non-Native English Speakers
Teachers need to know that text written by non-native English speakers was often erroneously flagged by detectors as AI-generated.
Ileana Najarro, August 10, 2023
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Classroom Technology Teens Will Use AI for Schoolwork, But Most Think It's Cheating, Survey Says
The survey comes as teachers—and students—grapple with the use of AI in the classroom.
Lauraine Langreo, July 28, 2023
2 min read
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Classroom Technology Don't Ban ChatGPT in Writing Assignments. Try This Instead
ChatGPT has caused a lot of concerns for educators over policing students’ use of it—especially when it comes to writing assignments.
Arianna Prothero, June 27, 2023
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