Artificial Intelligence in Education


D2L Offers Free AI Ethics and Governance Course

Global learning technology company D2L is offering a free course called "Introduction to AI Ethics and Governance." D2L built the course and partnered with AI law specialists INQ Consulting to provide the content.

Curriculum Associates Acquires SoapBox Labs, Gains AI Speech Recognition Tech

Education technology company Curriculum Associates (CA) has acquired Ireland-based SoapBox Labs (SBL) to incorporate SBL's voice AI speech recognition technology into its instructional and assessment programs. SBL's voice engine recognizes and uses children's speech patterns to analyze and assess their language skills down to the phoneme level.

Free AI Teaching Assistant and AI Tutor Designed to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Not-for-profit corporation Contact North/Contact Nord in Ontario, Canada, has released two free AI-powered tools for teachers and students: AI Teaching Assistant Pro and AI Tutor Pro.

Khan Academy Cuts District Price of Khanmigo AI Teaching Assistant, Adds Academic Essay Feature

Khan Academy is slashing the district price of its Khanmigo AI teaching assistant tool, from $60 per student/per year to $35 per student/per year. The price cut reflects a commitment to "making AI as accessible as possible," the organization said.

How Can AI in Instructional Coaching Increase Equity?

Here are three ways to explore the ways AI can make a positive impact on education and ensure that all students have equal opportunities to succeed.

Numerade Gives Free Access to Online STEM Program for a Year to All LAUSD Students and Teachers

Los Angeles-based ed tech company Numerade has announced it will give a free one-year subscription to the Numerade Plus AI-powered learning platform to all Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) K–12 students and teachers as a way of giving back to the community.

10 AI Skillsets for the Digital Native Educator

These skills collectively empower educators to navigate and leverage the evolving landscape of generative AI to enhance teaching and learning in meaningful ways. Integrating AI into education requires a combination of these skillsets along with a forward-thinking and intellectually curious mindset.

The Urgent Need to Expand Access to Computer Science Education

The release of generative AI tools like ChatGPT and Bard has shined a light on the impacts of technology in education and in society. Technology is a fundamental part of our lives and continues to evolve at lightning speed.

Classroom AI Tool Built Around Education-Specific Large Language Model

AI company Merlyn Mind has launched an education-specific tool designed for the classroom and built around a large language model created using vetted educational resources, as opposed to AI tools built on broader internet content.

Survey: 90% of Educators See AI as a Beacon for More Accessible Education

Digital curriculum provider Imagine Learning, in a new survey of K–12 educators’ perceptions and uses of generative AI, found that 90% of respondents believe the technology has the potential to make education more accessible for students who need personalized learning methods.

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