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Dmitry Marin

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4 ways that AI can help students W. Ian O'Byrne, Associate Professor of Literacy Education, College of Charleston Special thanks to The Conversation for republishing permission As artificial intelligence systems play a bigger role in everyday life, they’re changing the world of education, too. OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Microsoft’s Bing and Google’s Bard all come with both risks and opportunities. I am a literacy educator and researcher, and here are four ways I believe these kinds of systems can be used to help students learn. 1. Differentiated instruction Teachers are taught to identify the learning goals of all students in a class and adapt instruction for the specific needs of individual students. But with 20 or more students in a classroom, fully customized lessons aren’t always realistic. Everyone learns differently. An AI system can observe how a student proceeds through an assigned task, how much time they take and whether they are successful. If the student is struggling, the system can offer help; if the student is succeeding, the system can present more difficult tasks to keep the activity challenging. This type of real-time feedback is often difficult for an educator or school to do for a single student, let alone an entire class or campus. AI adaptive learning tools have been shown to quickly and dynamically make changes

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