Ever since ChatGPT burst onto the scene late last year, educators have been grappling with the implications of artificial intelligence for teaching and learning. Some worry about rampant cheating now that Chatbots can write an essay on the causes of the Civil War that sounds eerily similar to something a human could produce. Others wonder how to teach math in a world where AI-powered tools can solve complex equations in seconds.
In fact, nearly half of educators who responded to a recent EdWeek Research Center survey said AI would have a negative impact on teaching and learning in the next five years. Just over a quarter predicted AI’s impact would be positive. Some districts have banned the technology altogether, even as others are starting new AI literacy initiatives to help students understand both its power and its limitations.
How can schools prepare students for an economy where AI can perform many of the job tasks humans now do? What’s the potential of AI to tailor instruction for individual students? And can notoriously slow-to-change K-12 systems move quickly enough to keep up with the rapid evolution of this game-changing technology?
This webinar will explore those big questions, with expertise from district leaders who have been ahead of the curve on AI literacy and experts who study the technology. They will puncture some of the myths about AI, as well as offer practical tips for using the technology to enable student learning.
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