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Mixed Reality Simulations, Personalized Learning, AI, and the Future of Education with Dr. Chris Dede

This brief highlights the need to unlearn what we’ve done in the past and to adapt to the hybrid world of today (Dede, 2022). Dr. Dede calls for more research around personalized learning (Bondie et al., 2023), artificial intelligence to support learning (Dieterle et al., 2022), and simulated learning (Bondie & Dede, 2020) to better design learning for all students.
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CIDDList: 5 AIs You Need to Check Out This Summer!

CIDDL, and, let’s face it, the world as a whole, has been fascinated with the launch of AI and how it is and will impact our lives. We have talked a lot about the impact of ChatGPT, how it can be used to support literacy, math, and even solve word problems. In a recent CIZZL, our chef Tiffanie Zaugg used it to generate her recipe. But, did you know that there are literally thousands of AIs that have been developed with specific roles and areas of expertise?
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The Question of Equity in the Age of ChatGPT

CIDDL has been discussing all things related to ChatGPT and AI lately. In a previous blog, we explored equity, diversity, and access issues related to integrating this technology into the classroom. Challenges raised included access to devices, non-bias AI, AI that empowers all students rather than perpetuate stereotypes and should reduce disparities between students. With recent updates to ChatGPT and the added premium features, the issues related to AI and equity are becoming very apparent.
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Three Free & Easy Tools to Support Tiered Reading in Your Classroom

Making reading content accessible to all learners in the classroom is critical. But how can educators provide access to grade-level content for learners needing reading and comprehension support? ChatGPT, Rewordify, and Textcompactor can be used to support tiered reading in the classroom.

Using the AI Bill of Rights to Guide Education’s use of AI and the European Commission’s “Ethical Guidelines for Teaching and Learning” to Guide the Future of AI in Education Part 2 of 2

Looking specifically at the impact of AI on six areas of education, the guidance includes specific competencies and indicators to guide ethical AI use in schools in Europe.