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Kelsey Willems

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Figma is a collaborative design tool that allows students and educators to create, share, and communicate on visual projects in real time, making it ideal for group work and remote learning. Read more »

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Toolbox

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - Undergraduate

The term “student-centered learning” is often used to describe a shift from a teacher-centric focus to a student-centric focus. Student-centered learning is embodied in three domains: student agency, scaffolded learning, and the cultural nature of learning. While student agency or voice is imperative... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • Students, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year, Planning/Collaboration/Conference Time, Pre-Service Training

User Group Group Size

  • Individual, Small Group, Whole Class

Tag Related

  • Argument Writing, Communication, Culture, Games

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Engage/Opening, Explore/Learning Activity, Explain/Closing, Extend/Additional Learning Activity, Evaluate/Assessment, Engage

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • 10 - 20 Minutes, 20 - 30 Minutes, More Than 30 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Active Engagement, Analyze, Annotating Text, Brainstorming, Citing, Collaborate, Compare & Contrast, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Cross-Curricular, Elaborate, Evaluate, Identify, Increase Teacher "Toolbox", Interpret, Persuade, Problem Solving, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Research, Review, Self-assessment, Student Choice, Summarize, Synthesize, Text analysis, Writing, Writing Across Curriculum

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - Undergraduate

Course Course

  • Any Secondary Course
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Time Frame
Anticipate the Bot

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - Undergraduate

Students practice summarizing by comparing/contrasting their work with an AI (artificial intelligence) chatbot. Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Individual, Small Group

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Explore/Learning Activity, Explain/Closing, Extend/Additional Learning Activity

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • 10 - 20 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Compare & Contrast, Critical Thinking, Reflection, Self-assessment, Summarize, Synthesize, Writing

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 3rd - Undergraduate
Add, Remove, Move, Substitute (ARMS)

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 4th - Undergraduate

A mnemonic device used for reviewing, revising, and refining student writing. Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Individual

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Explore/Learning Activity, Extend/Additional Learning Activity, Evaluate/Assessment

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • Less Than 10 Minutes, 10 - 20 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Analyze, Critical Thinking, Identify, Reflection, Student Choice, Summarize, Writing

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 4th - Undergraduate

An AI image generator helps create images that are visually appealing and relevant to the content. The AI image generator employs artificial neural networks (ANN), inspired by biological neural networks, to rapidly create diverse images based on learned patterns and styles from a vast dataset of image-text... Read more »

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Chatbots are great brainstorming, research, and development tools for both teachers and students. A chatbot is a software application or web interface that is designed to mimic human conversation through text or voice interactions, often using natural language processing (NLP) to understand the user’s... Read more »

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Shortening long and/or complicated URL links enables students to access web-based material easier and faster. Read more »

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