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6 Must-Read Articles about ChatGPT for Teachers

ChatGPT is the next leap in education, here’s how you can use it as a teacher


When ChatGPT suddenly become something that everyone was talking about in December 2022/January 2023, it was immediately flagged as a tool that was going to encourage cheating.

It was immediately banned by some education departments, universities, and even whole countries. But the reality is that ChatGPT, MidJourney, and other AI (Artificial Intelligence) tools like it are something we need to understand, accept, and adapt to.

There’s no getting around it. If we just ban them or pretend they aren’t happening, all we’ll be doing is a disservice to the young people we’re teaching.

So how do you get up-to-speed on how to use them in an educational setting? Here are 6 great articles we’ve found that outlines the use of AI tools in education, so you can get a wide perspective pretty quickly (and get to understand the how & why pretty quickly).

  1. How to use ChatGPT as a learning tool
    This article from the American Psychological Association gives you some ideas for how you can use AI and ChatGPT to stimulate Critical Reflection,
  2. An argument for not banning ChatGPT from the New York Times
    Check out some tips for safely using AI in class,
  3. How universities are approaching the issue
    This article from the University of Sydney gives us a good indication of how other learning institutions are approaching tools like ChatGPT,
  4. Ideas for teachers AND students
    This article details some use-cases for ChatGPT in education that move beyond just asking it to do your homework,
  5. Three key questions to ask from McCrindle
    This is a fantastic article with three great questions all educators can ask to reflect on how AI could fit in with their practice, and finally,
  6. Some ideas for the future of ChatGPT in education
    We don’t yet know exactly how AI will impact on education, but here are some ideas that could help you build a picture of what it might look like.



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