The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

More Legal Questions About Copyright And A.I.

“One big problem for Ross Intelligence is that it was apparently using Thomson Reuters’ content with the hopes of competing directly with the company. Ross shut down operations in 2021, after it was sued. “If your work is directly competing in the same market with the work that you’re using, that’s a huge factor weighing […]

Now Is The Time To Plan How We — And Our Students — Will Engage A.I.

“This summer, K–12 schools must get to work drafting academic policies governing the use of A.I. and facilitating professional development for teachers about the new technology. Educators need to address this trend head-on with students while simultaneously redesigning instruction and assessment in an age of A.I. We cannot start this work quickly enough.”

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Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson

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