How Teachers Are Pondering the Ethics of AI

When Chat GPT-4 came out, Cory Kohn was itching to bring it into the classroom. A biology laboratory coordinator in an integrated science department at Claremont McKenna, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges, Kohn perceived the tool as useful. It promised to increase efficiency, he argued. But more than that, it would be important to teach his…

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The use of AI in teacher coaching is generating a fierce debate among those for--and against--the technology.

Can artificial intelligence help teachers improve?

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. A network of small public high schools in New York City is exploring whether artificial intelligence can change the way teachers receive feedback about their classroom instruction. Urban Assembly, a network of 21 schools, is working with the American Institutes of…

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Why Schools Need a Social Worker for Teachers

I’ve been a school social worker for the last 15 years, so I am acutely aware of our nation’s mounting youth mental health crisis. I know that robust mental health and social-emotional support for students are non-negotiable in education and I applaud the new programs and resources designed to address this urgent challenge for our…

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