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Reading Coach - Microsoft

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Reading Coach uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help students improve reading fluency and comprehension through personalized practice. It incentivizes learners to earn achievements...more
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Reading Coach uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help students improve reading fluency and comprehension through personalized practice. It incentivizes learners to earn achievements and unlock new story elements through enhanced reading skills. Multilingual support is included in over 100 languages. View Reading Coach by entering as a parent, educator, or administrator. For a quick preview, choose the parent option. Begin by selecting from the options to create a story using AI, read a passage from the library, or add a passage of your own. Options in the resource library allow you to select passages from eight levels, including beginning readers through readers comfortable with complex text. After allowing microphone access, readers read aloud for up to ten minutes, then stop to get feedback and suggested practice steps. Results provide feedback on pronunciation accuracy, reading time, and words to practice.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), fluency (24), literacy (106), multilingual (62), reading comprehension (142), reading strategies (96), Teacher Utilities (143)

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Share Reading Coach with students and parents to use as a support tool for improving reading skills independently. Reading Coach includes support from Immersive Reader, reviewed here, making it perfect for use with multilingual learners. Demonstrate how to use Immersive Reader to view text in different languages, hear passages read, and display text broken into syllables. Be sure to watch for additional updates to Reading Coach, which include integration with learning management systems and feedback on prosody (reading with expression).

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I Think That I Shall Never See - Using and Analyzing Poetry in the Classroom - TeachersFirst

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TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here shares this article that includes ideas and resources for teaching and...more
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TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here shares this article that includes ideas and resources for teaching and engaging students in learning about poetry. The background section covers the history of poetry, from epic poems of the ancient Greeks to modern free verse, addressing complex themes. The activities sections provide suggestions for poetry books and activities. Further down the page, the extensions share resources and ideas for students to create and share poems. Information includes correlation to ISTE and AASL standards.

tag(s): book lists (158), poetry (187)

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Use the ideas found in this article to find poetry books and activities that engage students while teaching the concepts and features of poetry. Ask students to share and illustrate their favorite poems, then create a class flip book using PDF to Flipbook Converter, reviewed here. If necessary, take pictures of student projects, then use SmallPDF, reviewed here to convert your JPG to a PDF document. Extend learning further by hosting a poetry slam or poetry reading that features students' poetry. Find ideas for hosting a poetry event by reading the TeachersFirst blog post, From Page to Stage: Hosting a Poetry Cafe for Poem in Your Pocket Day, located here.
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Whodunnit? - Bringing a Little Mystery Into the Classroom - TeachersFirst

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TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here, brings you this article with book suggestions and activities featuring the genre of mysteries. This article begins with background knowledge on the advantages of including mystery books in classrooms in any reading program. The activities include recommendations for picture books and novels and lesson ideas that utilize technology and online resources to enhance knowledge and comprehension. Additional extension activities that encourage students to explore the mystery genre are available further down the page. They include writing projects and video book reviews. Information includes correlation to ISTE and AASL standards.

tag(s): book lists (158), mysteries (19)

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Take advantage of the book suggestions and lists to find mystery books to include in your classroom library and as a designated mystery reading center. Integrate reading mystery books and stories with other content areas to discover mysteries waiting to be solved. For example, ask upper elementary students to investigate primary sources by completing activities provided on H.S.I. - Historical Scene Investigation, reviewed here. Create mystery stories on any subject to share with students using one of the many artificial intelligence (AI) tools available to educators. ReadTheory Passage Generator, reviewed here generates reading passages for all grade levels based on your prompt. When teaching about the Civil War, try a prompt asking for text about the mysteries of the Civil War and select a grade level. After generating a story that "looks good," ReadTheory generates editable comprehension questions to accompany the text delivered to your email inbox.

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Learning From Experts: Author Studies in the Classroom - TeachersFirst

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This article from TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here shares the educational advantages of conducting author...more
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This article from TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here shares the educational advantages of conducting author studies and provides activities, resources, and learning extensions to incorporate into any classroom. Suggested activities include video interviews of authors recommended for younger and older students, technology incorporation ideas, and suggestions for virtual author visits. Information includes correlation to ISTE and AASL standards.

tag(s): authors (102), book lists (158)

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Add this article to your list of resources for author studies in your classroom. Use Wakelet, reviewed here to organize and curate your collection of resources. Share author websites, video interviews, and book lists with students using 3X3 Links, reviewed here. 3X3 Links is a bookmarking site that is easy for you and your students to use when sharing websites. After watching author interviews and learning about authors, conduct author interviews with student authors in your classroom. Use Flip, reviewed here for this and allow class peers to ask questions of the author being interviewed.

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Boys Will Be Boys: Keeping Boys Engaged in Reading - TeachersFirst

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This selection from TeachersFirst Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist series, reviewed here focuses on suggestions and resources that provide engaging materials for boys. Suggestions include teaching strategies such as EduProtocols, choices for reading materials, and authors whose books appeal to boys. Also included are extension activities that encourage readers to explore information through different perspectives. Information includes correlation to ISTE and AASL standards.

tag(s): book lists (158), graphic novels (5), novels (30), podcasts (69), science of reading (31), teaching strategies (41)

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Add this article to other resources when looking for engaging reading materials for students. Consider using Symbaloo, reviewed here to organize and share book lists for students. Create and share Symbaloo web mixes based on different student interests, such as sports, celebrities, science fiction, etc. Extend learning by incorporating Choice Boards into reading instruction to offer opportunities for students to select not only their choice of books but also their choice of learning opportunities. Learn about Choice Board by watching the archive of OK2Ask: Engage & Inspire: Choice Boards for Differentiation Part 1, reviewed here. Include technology resources in Choice Board activities to demonstrate comprehension and understanding, such as using the Free Comic Strip Maker, reviewed here to make original comics based upon a book's content or create an original video using tools available at Adobe Express Video Maker, reviewed here.
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AI Guidance for Schools Toolkit - Code.org, CoSN, Digital Promise, and others

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Designed for use by education authorities, school leaders, and teachers, this toolkit shares information to guide and inform policy on the responsible use of AI in schools. The materials...more
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Designed for use by education authorities, school leaders, and teachers, this toolkit shares information to guide and inform policy on the responsible use of AI in schools. The materials share potential approaches and sample guidance suggestions to help shape policy using examples and sample language. Also included is a three-stage framework to create policy, facilitate organizational learning, and promote improvement and transformation. Use the link to access the editable Google Doc, then follow the instructions to download and save a copy to use as needed.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), parents (60), professional development (379)

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Share this document with administrators and educators in your school district to use as a resource while navigating how to create policy and implement ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in your district. The toolkit includes seven principles for AI in education that have discussion questions; use these principles to guide professional development sessions and peer conversations. For example, begin with the first principle -Purpose: Use AI to help all students achieve educational goals and share the three included questions. Use Figjam, found in Figma, reviewed here to share the questions on the virtual whiteboard, then share the link with participants to gather and record thoughts and responses to each question. Use different areas of the same whiteboard as you discuss all of the principles as an excellent way to include all information in one document.

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Teachally - EZ Reward, LLC

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Teachally uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create personalized, standards-aligned lesson plans that include enrichment activities and ideas for differentiated learning instruction....more
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Teachally uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create personalized, standards-aligned lesson plans that include enrichment activities and ideas for differentiated learning instruction. Free plans allow teachers to add up to fifty students, including twenty-five AI credits monthly and unlimited lesson plans, rewards, and messages. After creating an account, use the links on your dashboard to add a class, plan and teach, communicate, find templates, and more. Next, use the create lesson option to generate a lesson based on your objectives and standards. Options are available to upload resources and import standards. After developing lessons, use the edit options to adjust the lesson and activities as desired. Return to your lessons to find additional AI generation tools that create images, questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy, choice boards, exit tickets, and more. Teachally has many built-in video tutorials that guide members through the options offered. Always check your results for accuracy when using AI-generation tools.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), differentiation (83), Teacher Utilities (143)

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Teachally is a handy tool to use for many different purposes. Use Teachally to find ideas for choice boards, generate questions, and create exit tickets for any lesson. Quickly create a presentation from a lesson using the enrichment tools for flipped or blended learning lessons, and then share the activity on your class website or LMS. Use Teachally's trivia game creator as a quick, engaging formative assessment activity. Many enrichment activities, such as the presentations and trivia game creators, use Google Slides; after saving these slides, edit and change questions and information as needed. Use Teachally's message center to invite parents to the platform, then share updates and bulletins that inform parents about current classroom activities.

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Literacy at Home: Digital Children's Reading Initiative - NC Dept of Public Instruction

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Literacy at Home is a curated digital resource of literacy activities for pre-K through 5th-grade students that also includes a collection of resources for online libraries. This site...more
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Literacy at Home is a curated digital resource of literacy activities for pre-K through 5th-grade students that also includes a collection of resources for online libraries. This site is organized by grade level; begin by selecting the link for any grade level offered, then choose a skill to be developed. Skills offered include phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and oral language. Each section includes a short description and example of the skill, practice activities, and links to online activities that support learning the chosen skill. If your district blocks YouTube, then the videos may not be viewable.

tag(s): fluency (24), literacy (106), phonics (49), preK (254), reading comprehension (142), science of reading (31), vocabulary (234)

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This site is a must-add to any elementary teacher's toolbox. Use this resource to find resources and information on reading skills at all elementary levels, then use the information to differentiate and enhance reading instruction. For below-level readers, find information and resources to remediate reading skills, and for advanced readers, use this site to find activities that promote further reading growth. Share information from this site with parents to use as a guide to understanding reading skills by grade level and find resources supporting their students. Include this information in your class newsletter or on your class website. Curate and share resources with parents using Symbaloo, reviewed here to make all information accessible in one location.

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BLINDSIDED by AI (Part 1) - BAM Education Radio Network

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This video documentary is part one of a three-part series, and it explores the impact of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools on education. The speaker discusses ideas on implementing...more
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This video documentary is part one of a three-part series, and it explores the impact of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools on education. The speaker discusses ideas on implementing AI in classrooms and addresses challenges teachers face when learning and using AI resources. Other focus points include redefining intelligence, active-learning skills, real-world connections, and using AI to encourage creativity and innovation. If your district blocks YouTube, the video may not be viewable.
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tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), professional development (379)

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Watch this video as part of your ongoing professional development activities to learn more about AI and its impact on education. Share this video with your peers as you learn together and explore the uses of AI in your classrooms. Subscribe to BAM Education Radio Network's YouTube channel to receive notifications of new documentaries that are part of this series and additional video presentations. Consider including a link to this video on your class website or newsletter to share this information with parents, as they also consider the implications and use of AI in education.

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SchoolAI - SchoolAI, Inc.

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SchoolAI provides a suite of artificial intelligence (AI)- based tools and resources for K-12 classrooms. In addition, AI features provide feedback and allow educators to moderate and...more
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SchoolAI provides a suite of artificial intelligence (AI)- based tools and resources for K-12 classrooms. In addition, AI features provide feedback and allow educators to moderate and manage student use of resources such as the Sidekick assistant. SchoolAI offers many easy-to-create student activities, such as the Historic Figure Chatbot, Book Explorer, Choose Your Own Adventure, and chat-based Tutoring Sessions for any subject. Use the discover feature to choose an activity, then provide the requested information. Most activities include an option to view a preview or try the activity out before being added to Spaces. After adding an activity to your Spaces, it is shared with students using the URL or QR code provided.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), assessment (145), chat (39), churchill (7), darwin (12), Formative Assessment (69), leonardo davinci (3), lincoln (58), martin luther king (43), newton (19), shakespeare (94), Special Needs (52), Teacher Utilities (143), washington (24)

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Use SchoolAI to create and share engaging activities with all students and for all subjects. For example, differentiate text easily to fit the abilities of all students, generate a list of engaging activities for any topic, or quickly create a worksheet or multiple choice quiz as a formative assessment. As students engage in chats with historical figures or choose your own adventure activities, ask them to use the information learned as a starting point for additional research. Use Symbaloo, reviewed here or another curation tool to collect and share additional resources with students, such as videos, online articles, and book suggestions. As a final extended learning activity, ask students to share their learning using Sway, reviewed here, Genially, reviewed here, or Adobe Creative Cloud Express, reviewed here to create multimedia presentations. This tool would also be great to share with gifted students. As always, use best practices when sharing AI tools with students.

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Eduaide - Eduaide.Ai. LLC

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Eduaide uses generative AI (artificial intelligence) to generate, refine, and personalize instructional materials. Follow each step to select a subject and grade, choose the resource...more
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Eduaide uses generative AI (artificial intelligence) to generate, refine, and personalize instructional materials. Follow each step to select a subject and grade, choose the resource type, and add topics or standards for the activity. Eduaide provides a broad range of resource options, including unit plans, engagement activities, assessments, and more. Also offered is a teaching assistant that generates ideas for report card comments, class announcements, and more. Eduaide's Assessment Builder creates assessments based on your objectives or standards and offers a variety of choices to include in the evaluation. When complete, add the assessment to your workspace and copy it to a Google Doc or Word document. Sign up for a free account with your Google account or email.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), assessment (145), Formative Assessment (69), rubrics (32), Teacher Utilities (143)

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Use Eduaide as a resource to quickly generate ideas for planning and preparing activities for any subject or standard and to differentiate activities to fit the needs of any student. After generating activities, use the provided tags to find project-based learning and scaffolding activities. Other options allow you to create questions for games like Jeopardy and Bingo instantly.

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Magic ToDo - Goblin Tools

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Magic ToDo uses artificial intelligence (AI) to break down tasks into a list of step-by-step directions to complete the job. Enter your prompt or activity into the chat box to ...more
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Magic ToDo uses artificial intelligence (AI) to break down tasks into a list of step-by-step directions to complete the job. Enter your prompt or activity into the chat box to begin, then use the pepper icons to select the specificity of directions. One pepper provides an essential list; five peppers offer the most detailed steps. Press enter after adding your prompt and choosing the level of directions to provide to view your results. Open the list by clicking the blue wand next to your prompt; hovering over the blue wand will show "break down the item." After viewing the list, use drag and drop features to change the order of steps in the list if desired, or choose the blue wand next to any item on the list to create additional steps. Other options in a dropbox next to each step of the directions include determining the approximate time to complete that step, editing the information, or deleting the step. Click the checkbox in each step as it is completed for a visual look at the progress in completing the task.

tag(s): adhd (28), artificial intelligence (79), organizational skills (92), professional development (379), Special Needs (52)

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Use Magic ToDo as a professional tool for creating to-do lists to complete upcoming tasks, such as preparation for parent-teacher conferences, writing long-term lesson plans, preparing for substitutes, and more. Share Magic To-Do with students to create a guide for planning on completing long-term projects. Show students how to use the estimated time feature to help them understand the time required to complete all project steps. To help students stay on track, ask them to create a to-do list for their upcoming project, take a screenshot of their list, and share it with you. Then, ask for weekly screenshots that show each student's progress in completing the project and ask them to use the checkboxes to mark completed items. If students fall behind, have short conferences to determine what is holding them back and provide support as needed. This tool is also helpful for students with special needs or attention disorders to use as a guide for completing required tasks.
 

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10 AI Terms Everyone Should Know - Susanna Ray

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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how is it related to machine learning? How does generative AI leverage the power of large language learning (and what is large language learning?)?...more
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What is Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how is it related to machine learning? How does generative AI leverage the power of large language learning (and what is large language learning?)? Find the answers to these questions and more with this informative article that breaks down some of the common buzzwords used to gain an understanding of AI and its impact on society. Each of the ten terms is explained in everyday language including short explanations and examples of the content discussed.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), Microsoft (84)

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Use this article to develop your understanding of AI and related terms. Share the information with your peers as part of your professional development activities as you learn about AI tools, discuss guidelines for the use of AI by you and your students, and support your discussions of AI use with parents. Consider sharing this article on your class website to help parents learn about AI. As a school, dig deeper into developing an understanding of AI by choosing to explore one term in-depth each month. For example, begin with term number one, artificial intelligence, and start a conversation with what you, your peers, parents, or students know about AI. Use a word cloud creation tool like Answer Garden, reviewed here as an easy way to collect responses anonymously while still viewing responses in this visual format. Use the embed code to include your Answer Garden poll on your class website if desired. Use that information to guide your activities toward the discussion focus for the following month.

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Resources for using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Productivity - TeachersFirst

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Learn about and explore artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and tools educators can use to automate administrative tasks and improve student learning outcomes using the resources...more
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Learn about and explore artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and tools educators can use to automate administrative tasks and improve student learning outcomes using the resources in this collection. These tools can help leverage AI's power to increase your productivity and efficiency in the classroom. Many tools can also allow AI to personalize student learning experiences and optimize lesson planning.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), differentiation (83), personalized learning (9), Teacher Utilities (143), writing prompts (57)

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Use this collection to save time doing many tasks, from creating assessments to writing prompts, rewriting your emails in a new tone, and much more. Bookmark this site to use to find new ways to increase your productivity and lower your time required using the power of AI!

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AI Tone Rewriter - Talarian Sarl

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Change the tone of any email message using the AI Tone Rewriter. Type or paste your email message with up to 2500 characters into the message box, then select the ...more
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Change the tone of any email message using the AI Tone Rewriter. Type or paste your email message with up to 2500 characters into the message box, then select the tone you want for your revised message. Options include many moods, such as neutral, empathetic, optimistic, and more. When finished, click "rewrite email" then scroll down to view suggested possibilities for changing your message's tone and copy the chosen email into your program.

tag(s): artificial intelligence (79), writing (315)

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Use this tool for many classroom and professional uses. For example, when preparing an email to a parent to discuss a student's negative behavior, choose one of the tools, such as optimistic, to rewrite your email in a more encouraging and positive tone. When teaching students how to write with different tones, use the options found on the AI Tone Rewriter to share other examples of tones that convey the same information and content. Before changing the style of an email, ask students to rewrite the information and ask them to compare their example to the one provided using this tool. Ask students to use Genially, reviewed here to create posters that share examples of how to write paragraphs using different tones. Share student posters on your class website for students to refer to during other writing projects.

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From Artificial to Authentic: Using Book Creator to Create Meaningful Projects - Book Creator/Michael Hernandez

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This article shares suggestions and information on using Book Creator, reviewed here to create meaningful and purposeful interactive and multimedia...more
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This article shares suggestions and information on using Book Creator, reviewed here to create meaningful and purposeful interactive and multimedia projects. Topics include how to engage students in learning through book creation, storytelling with purpose, using story projects for uncheatable assessments, and creating authentic learning experiences. In addition to the suggestions provided, this article includes examples of books created using Book Creator.

tag(s): assessment (145), professional development (379), Project Based Learning (23)

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Use the information shared in this article to gather inspiration and ideas for planning authentic student projects. Learn more about the features available on Book Creator and how to use them by completing the Book Creator Certified Author Course, reviewed here. Learn more about authentic assessments and learning activities by viewing the archive of TeachersFirst Twitter Chat: Engage & Inspire: Authentic Learning Activities reviewed here.

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning - Dept of Education Office of Educational Technology

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the use and reach of technology. This downloadable booklet provided by the Department of Education shares guidance on understanding...more
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the use and reach of technology. This downloadable booklet provided by the Department of Education shares guidance on understanding how to use AI to advance educational goals while also evaluating and limiting the risks involved with using AI. Choose from two download options - download the seventy-one-page report or choose the Core Messages link to view a four-page summary of crucial information from the report.

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Understanding how AI works and the pros and cons of using AI tools in education is a crucial skill for all educators. Use the information in the booklet as a starting point for understanding AI and how it impacts your teaching. Share the booklet with your peers to use during ongoing professional development sessions, and include this information with your other AI resources. Consider using Padlet, reviewed here or Wakelet, reviewed here to curate and share information. For example, create columns in either Padlet or Wakelet to add a link to this booklet along with other professional information, add another column for links to AI tools to use for teacher productivity, and another column for information and tools for student use.
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With the rise of technology, especially AI, knowing the most ethical ways to use it in the classroom, while also knowing the risk and benefits is so important during this time of expanding technology in the education space. Bekkah, IN, Grades: 0 - 5

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Teaching with AI - OpenAI

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This guide provides information on the basics of using ChatGPT, reviewed here and other artificial intelligence tools for educators. Learn how educators...more
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This guide provides information on the basics of using ChatGPT, reviewed here and other artificial intelligence tools for educators. Learn how educators are using ChatGPT to enhance productivity by creating quizzes, lesson plans, and finding new teaching ideas. Other portions of the guide share techniques and examples for crafting prompts that guide the chat toward creating useful output that meets your requirements. An additional FAQ section provides answers to commonly asked questions on how to utilize ChatGPT for educational purposes.

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Bookmark and save this helpful guide to using ChatGPT and artificial intelligence chat tools to increase productivity. Consider using this guide as a starting point for professional development sessions with your peers. As you and your peers learn about the effective use of prompts for chats, create a database with suggestions and ideas using a collaborative Google Document or use an online whiteboard tool such as Stickies, reviewed here to share ideas and suggestions. Learn more about using AI tools for teacher productivity by watching the archive of OK2Ask: Generating Formative and Summative Assessments Using AI, reviewed here and OK2Ask: Using AI for Teacher Productivity, reviewed here.

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Perplexity - Perplexity

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Perplexity is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot assistant. Use Perplexity to ask questions in a conversational tone and assist with tasks. Perplexity offers several features that...more
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Perplexity is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot assistant. Use Perplexity to ask questions in a conversational tone and assist with tasks. Perplexity offers several features that allow you to refine content to provide responses that meet students needs. For example, use the focus tool to narrow searches to academic publications, generate text without a web search, or narrow searches to information found on YouTube. Perplexity allows free members to upload a limited number of files daily for use in the chat. Use the CoPilot feature as an interactive assistant that asks clarifying questions to guide viewers toward the best response for their needs. CoPilot offers a limited number of daily uses when using a free account. Organize information provided in Perplexity within collections, including options to share and create with collaborators. Always verify responses for accuracy when using AI tools such as Perplexity.

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Use Perplexity to increase your productivity, create assessments, and as a resource for finding classroom resources and lessons. For example, ask Perplexity to share lesson ideas for upcoming topics. Include your grade level, subject and topic, standards, and the type of lessons you would like to find. The more specific you are with your prompt, the better the results will be. Quickly create exit tickets, quizzes, portfolio ideas, and more simply by chatting with Perplexity. Upload a lesson plan, worksheet, or infographic as part of a prompt to create or differentiate assessments and activities. Use Perplexity to write letters of recommendation, generate information for classroom newsletters, and write grant applications. Learn more about using AI by watching the archive of OK2Ask: Using AI for Teacher Productivity reviewed here.

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Claude - Anthropic

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Claude is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that serves many purposes, such as summarizing and analyzing information, translating text and data, and creating ideas and responses...more
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Claude is an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot that serves many purposes, such as summarizing and analyzing information, translating text and data, and creating ideas and responses to text. One useful feature in Claude is adding up to five files in PDF, txt, CSV, and other formats. Begin by creating an account using your email address or Google account. Enter your message in the chat box, and Claude will respond based on your input. Use the option to regenerate the request if you want to see different answers, or use the chat box to type in clarifying information to improve the response. View your chat history below the message box and click any chat to review the reply. Use the drop box with the message's title to rename the chat or delete it from your history. Always verify any information provided by ChatGPT before using it. Claude is an evolving tool, and many features regularly change (or upgrade).

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Use this resource to improve productivity by asking it to create quizzes, rubrics, lesson plans, and more. Because Claude includes the option to add files, increase productivity further by attaching a worksheet and asking it to modify the content to differentiate learning or to suggest ideas for presenting the content in a different format. Be sure to ask for information as precisely as possible by including grade-level information, the subject you teach, content standards and teaching objectives, and options for differentiating instruction. Math teachers can ask Claude to explain the content differently or ask for ideas on applying math topics to everyday life. In social studies or science, ask Claude to generate a vocabulary list or create a story based on your lessons incorporating essential vocabulary terms. ELA teachers might use Claude to get suggestions for interventions to support struggling readers or to find additional resources to support current lessons. Always verify any information provided by ChatGPT before using it. Claude is an evolving tool, and many features change (or upgrade) regularly.

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