As technology continues to shape the world we live in, its integration into the education sector has become a powerful tool for enhancing learning experiences. One of the most promising advancements is Artificial Intelligence (AI). With the start of a new school year, teachers have a unique opportunity to leverage AI to create engaging, personalized, and efficient learning environments for their students. In this blog, we will explore some innovative ways teachers can embrace AI at the beginning of the school year and reap its benefits.
Preparing for fall semester means rethinking and revamping course designs. One easy way is to look at the assigned readings for your course. Yes, the textbook that has been attached to the intro to special ed course for decades is one way to provide students with context for course discussions, activities, and assignments. But, we live in an age of endless podcasts, audiobooks, videos, blogs, first-hand accounts, and more. Some students are engaged with reading a textbook, and it works for them. But, just as we teach in these intro to special ed courses, all learners do not learn the same way. Thus, it is important to model these methods in our own courses. In this blog, we will share ideas, tips, and recommendations to embrace multiple means of representation within your course readings.