Putting Educators and Students in the Driver’s Seat
To prepare students for the careers of today — and tomorrow — educators must explore and integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into K-12 classrooms. AI is a critical element of any STEM curriculum. After all, it’s a technology that’s already making its way to classrooms in the form of adaptive software, recommendation engines and digital assistants. And generative technologies like ChatGPT, while causing a stir, present an opportunity to transform learning — as long as educators and learners discover how to strike the proper balance of risk vs. benefits.
Educators are the key to preparing students to thrive in a world where artificial intelligence is an integral part of their lives and careers. Over a thousand educators are already participating in ISTE-developed professional learning programs that provide training and resources to help students: