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Day 4 of the #24DaysOfAI #Appvent calendar reveals another fantastic tool, Firefly from Adobe

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Welcome to day four of the 2023 Appvent calendar! Today’s AI-themed entry is… Adobe Firefly AI tool of the day: Adobe is well known for producing superb graphic design tools with industry-standard titles within its Creative Cloud software suite such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and Adobe Express. Now those very…

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So What? So That… Tackling Bloom’s 2 Sigma Problem Through AI in Education

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In 1984, Benjamin Bloom’s research brought to light a key educational insight with his 2 Sigma Problem. He discovered that students who received one-to-one tutoring performed significantly better than those in conventional classroom settings. This ‘2 Sigma’ improvement highlighted the efficacy of personalised instruction. The challenge since then has been…

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AI in Education: The IDEAL Framework for Informed Learning

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With many questioning whether or not students get to use AI to support their learning, the truth is, they will be. Therefore, in an effort to help young people frame their digital citizenship in using these tools, I wanted to create a resource that was easy to remember and encapsulated…

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18 ChatGPT Prompts for Subject Leaders – AI in Education

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AI in Education is an important consideration for all. From time-saving efficiencies to impactful approaches to help learning and teaching, it’s a powerful tool in a teacher’s arsenal. But what about those in middle and senior leadership? In this post, I explore ways in which AI in Education can help…

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Free resource: The Little Book of Generative AI prompts for teachers

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Over the course of the last week or so, I’ve been sharing a number of resources about using Generative AI such as ChatGPT to help with the use of technology in the classroom. They’ve proved popular with many educators engaging with them. Here’s an example of the first one that…

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Free resource: Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education school policy template

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I shared on Twitter the other day that “When it comes to learning and teaching in an AI era, strong literacy skills have never been so important.”. The question often arises though when you are unsure about what to do when you’re not quite sure about how to do something,…

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Digital Literacy and Digital Citizenship has never been so important, and here’s why…

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“Out of adversity comes opportunity” – Benjamin Franklin Ok, so having access to many AI-enhanced tools as an educator or a student doesn’t sound like the worst nightmare ever. When we consider how technology can and does permeate our lives, never more has it been more important for educators and…

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Approaches on How to Save Money and Increase Your Return on Your Investment with Edtech

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Originally posted and written as a guest blog for now>press>play here. I have always shared that technology in education is too important (and expensive) to leave to chance, and never more so in these cash-strapped times. Budgets have always been a stumbling block for schools wanting to make the most…

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