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Using algorithmic tools (“AI”) like ChatGPT and MidJourney in the classroom: a guide for teachers

Disruptive algorithmic tools like Bard, ChatGPT and MidJourney  (colloquially known as “AI”) challenge the relationship between human and machine. That’s why it’s important to integrate these tools into curricula. Student phones, tablets and laptops are flooded with tech hype. Where better for students to gain insights into how these technologies work and their potential impacts […]


FOX-13 Memphis feel-good story has gaping holes, ignores Commercial Appeal original

You may have seen the miracle story on Facebook. What a feel-good headline! Beacon of hope! Such a feel-good meme: all it takes to go to college is a little hard work, a little hustle. Everyone can do this! Fits right into the American myth about success being just a matter of effort. (Don’t believe […]

Education Tech & society

Making science fun: ASAP Science videos should be on everyone’s weekly watch list

Science, technology, engineering and math, aka STEM, are key areas of knowledge for the 21st century. Heck, they were key in the 20th century, too! Remember JFK and the moon challenge as well as his tribute to science on the 100th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences? Recent scientific advances have not only made […]