A recent international analysis of all the available research on special education inclusion found inconsistent results. Some children thrived while others did very badly in regular classrooms. Overall, students didn’t benefit academically, psychologically or socially from the practice.
ChatGPT is new but it has already sent many educators into a panic. But the biggest reason not to ban it from the classroom is because today’s students will graduate into a world full of generative A.I. programs. They’ll need to know their way around these tools in order to work alongside them. To be good citizens, they’ll need hands-on experience to understand how this type of A.I. works, what types of bias it contains, and how it can be misused and weaponized
OpenAI’s new chatbot is raising fears of cheating on homework, but its potential as an educational tool outweighs its risks. (the access to the article is by payment)
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Artificial intelligence (A.I. is the English acronym) is a feature of some software that simulates human thinking processes; in practice, we could define it as a computer system for content creation.
At present, there are already some apps (actually, very expensive) on the web that easily create images or texts based on instructions. For example, if you ask to create a color image with an eighteenth-century king in a yellow toilet, the system returns you just such an image! Leggi tutto “Artificial intelligence and the future of school”
WEBB — When I arrived at the West Tallahatchie School District for orientation four years ago, I felt I had found my purpose in life.
Senza il “principio” equilibratore del rapporto col docente, le tecnologie servono a ben poco. Ma sarebbe assurdo negare che le tecnologie rappresentino un’opportunità per fare cose straordinarie. Leggi tutto “Tecnologie trasformative”