Tech Use Surges Under COVID-19: Where Does Artificial Intelligence Fit In?
May 20, 2020
This report is the final installment in a series of three special reports for the 2019-20 school year that Education Week is producing for K-12 ed-tech leaders. The report examines how artificial intelligence is currently being used in schools and how the surge in tech use during the COVID-19 school building closures might affect the use of AI once school buildings reopen; important lessons the K-12 system can learn about AI use from the health care, military, and higher education sectors; and perspectives on the upsides and downsides of expanding the use of artificial intelligence in schools.
- 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.College & Workforce Readiness What Soldiers, Doctors, and Professors Can Teach Us About Artificial Intelligence During COVID-19Sectors 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.Teaching How Educators Can Use Artificial Intelligence as a Teaching ToolA 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.Future of Work Explainer What Every Educator Needs to Know About Artificial IntelligenceExperts think artificial intelligence could help people do all sorts of things in the future. Here's how it could impact education.