Want to learn what are the best AI tools to get started in the classroom with? Dive into the realm of AI tools to revolutionize your teaching and enrich your students' learning experiences.
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6 AI Tools to use in the Classroom

  1. Humy allows you to chat with anyone from the past. It is an AI-powered app that lets you have life-like conversations with historical figures. Web-based tool or App-based tool ****
  2. Goblin Tools chunks tasks, creates criteria for success checklists and supports executive functioning - Break down a task into smaller, discrete parts. Link
  3. Consensus uses AI to find research papers that answer your students’ questions. Helps summarize and synthesize papers. Link
  4. Animated Drawings allow you to turn student drawings or photos into moving cartoons. Bring some joy! Link
  5. SchoolAI high-quality chatbots that allow students to explore topics, engage with books, interact with test prep tutors, and explore careers. Link
  6. Gamma automates the creation of student presentations, generating both information and slide design. Get students right to learning and public speaking. Stop wasting class time with students designing questionable power points. Link and Sample Presentation

4 ChatGPT Prompts

Chat GPT Language Learning Prompts: Turn ChatGPT into your language tutor by prompting it:

“You are a friendly, 6th-grade Spanish teacher. We are doing a level 1 unit on colors. Can you ask me questions in Spanish where I have to identify what color an object is in basic Spanish? Stop after each question and wait for my response.”

ChatGPT Making Learning Relevant: Have ChatGPT generate culturally relevant examples for students by prompting it:

“Give a real-world example of Newton’s Law of Motion at a soccer match.” Repeat using different real-world scenarios or let students fill in the scenario based on their interests.

ChatGPT Builds College-Ready Study Skills: Let students build their own practice quizzes by prompting ChatGPT:

“Can you be a friendly tutor? Create a practice quiz with various types of questions to help me learn new vocabulary. My vocabulary words are from Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Do NOT give me the answers to the questions. Here are the vocab words: assert, listless, tentative, rout, hearten, rancor, indiscriminate, inaugurate, tonic, disdain, arrogant”

Students can own even more of the preparation for engaging with challenging content, and we can make learning more generative with prompts like:

“I am a 10th grader about to read chapter 3 of Toni Morrison’s Beloved. Will you give me a list of the 6 vocabulary words and their definition that I need to know to understand the chapter.”

ChatGPT in Advisory: Use prompts instead of worksheets to have students set goals by prompting ChatGPT:

“Be an encouraging high school student advisor. Help me set a SMART goal by asking me about each element of the goal. Ask me about one part of the SMART goal at a time. Do not move on until I answer. End the conversation by writing the SMART goal.”

Now you can lead advisory instead of manage it!