The case for ChatGPT as the ultimate educator’s toolkit

Key points: Today’s students will undoubtedly encounter generative AI in their careers Two higher-ed instructors Read More →

How to (correctly!) use ChatGPT for essay writing

Key points: Since OpenAI’s ChatGPT launch in November 2022, it continues to bother teachers. No Read More →

3 lessons on perseverance from a honey badger

Key points: A classroom that values perseverance is a safe space for students to take Read More →

A cautious approach to using AI in education

Key points: The November 2022 release of ChatGTP by OpenAI was an inflection point for Read More →

An AI to-do list for educators

Key points: Schools should integrate conversations around AI into professional learning opportunities A basic understanding Read More →

“Ambitious growth” is needed to accelerate learning recovery

Key points: Students who follow ambitious yet attainable pathways to grade-level proficiency that go beyond Read More →

5 reasons to use a one-stop-shop communications platform

Key points: School communications platforms shouldn’t make communicating more complicated–they should ease a burden The Read More →

It’s critical to promote mental health supports at the start of the school year

Key points: As the new academic year approaches, it’s crucial to pay attention to an Read More →

How to support student agency

Key points: In my more than 20 years of supporting students on their academic journey, Read More →

How to build relationships with students

Key points: Throughout my career, I’ve held many titles. I’ve been a reading specialist, a Read More →

Reaching data readiness: 10 steps to take

In today’s data-driven era, schools and districts must embrace data interoperability. Taking steps to unified Read More →

Unfinished learning concerns still plague educators

Key points: Concerns over unfinished learning continue to occupy educators’ minds, with only teacher shortages Read More →

As COVID relief spending deadlines loom, one district moves ahead with an uncommon tech plan

At a Dolton-Riverdale school board meeting in the spring, district leaders and two technology vendors Read More →

Prioritizing social growth during online learning

Key points: The expansion of online education has been a real boon for busy parents, Read More →

Districts brace for fiscal cliff as COVID relief funding nears an end

Key points: COVID relief funding must be spent in the next year, but administrators are Read More →

Coming out of the AI closet: A scholar’s embrace of ChatGPT-4

Key points: Instead of running from AI advancements, scholars should leverage its capabilities ChatGPT-4 has Read More →

Reliable internet and Wi-Fi in schools should be top priority

Key points: Connected Nation’s 2022 Report on School Connectivity notes that one-third of school districts–23.5 Read More →

Taking a measured look at AI in the classroom

Key points: What if AI can take over mundane tasks and free teachers up for Read More →

6 tips to detect AI-generated student work

Dr. Steve Baule is a faculty member at Winona State University (WSU), where he teaches Read More →

As invisible threats to education loom, cybersecurity is paramount

Key points: As COVID-19 swept the nation beginning in 2019, no one knew just how Read More →

4 ways edtech tools drive student engagement and build classroom culture

Key points: As a teacher, I constantly wondered how to get students more engaged in Read More →