The Educator's Notebook

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

“AI Is Killing Homework — But Sparking Critical Thinking”

“We are challenged to think about how we create learning extensions and assignments that exercise a student’s critical thinking while also allowing them to use the tools at their disposal. We’re actually bringing AI into our lessons to help build on student learning, like using it as a verifier after brainstorming ideas or as a […]


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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