Artificial Intelligence in Education


EdSAFE AI Alliance Relaunched to Promote AI 'Safety' in Education

New York City-based InnovateEDU has announced the revival of the EdSAFE AI Alliance to promote the responsible use of AI in education on a global scale. The organization is a coalition of education/learning and technology partners dedicated to fostering AI policy, collaboration, and best practices in K–12 education.

Michigan Virtual Launches AI Lab for K–12 Research, Policy, and Development

Ed tech nonprofit Michigan Virtual is adding an AI Lab to its Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute to explore the practical and ethical applications of generative AI in K–12 educational settings, according to a news release.

Anthology to Release AI Assessment Tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra

Anthology today announced it will release a new tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra that allows users to build "authentic assessments" with the help of AI.

SIIA Releases Guiding Principles for AI in Ed Tech

The Software & Information Industry Association today released a set of guiding principles for artificial intelligence in education technology.

Tynker Offers Peek at New LLM-Powered Coding Aid for Students

K–12 game-based coding platform Tynker has developed an AI-powered solution for ages 6–12 called Tynker Copilot that leverages the capabilities of Large Language Models to transform students’ ideas into visual block code for apps and games, the company said in a news release.

IT Spending to Top $5 Trillion in 2024

IT spending worldwide will grow by 8%, reaching $5.1 trillion in 2024. According to a new report from market research firm Gartner, AI is a contributing factor in that growth, but the impacts of generative AI won't be felt until the following year.

80% of Enterprises will Deploy AI Apps or APIs in Production Environments by 2026

3 key technologies will drive generative AI in the enterprise.

MHEC Agreement Gives Schools, State Agencies Lower-Cost Access to SAS Viya's AI-Powered Analytics Platform

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact has partnered with AI and data analytics provider SAS to allow state education agencies, K–12 districts, and higher ed institutions across 47 states to access SAS’ Viya unified analytics platform at a significant discount, the organizations announced today at Educause.

A Data-Driven Approach to Managing Ed Tech in K–12 Schools

How does a data-driven approach to ed tech work in practice? How does an institution gauge whether its deployments, strategies, or initiatives are effective? Statistics around the usage of technology tools is only a part of it.

Cybersecurity, AI Policy Top List of State Ed Tech Priorities

New survey results from the State Education Technology Directors Association underscore the importance of collaboration across agencies and school districts as cybersecurity and AI pose the biggest unmet challenges for public education.

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