Embracing AI in Education: Enhancing Teaching and Learning

Embracing AI in Education: Enhancing Teaching and Learning

Date/Time
Date(s) - 29/02/2024
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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£30 per person

Using AI tools to help teaching.

This session on “Using AI Tools to Help Teaching” is designed to equip educators with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools into their teaching methodologies.

We will delve into a variety of AI-powered applications and platforms that can enhance the learning experience, such as personalized learning assistants, AI-driven analytics for student performance, and automated grading systems.

Participants will explore practical examples of how AI can streamline administrative tasks, provide personalised learning pathways for students, and support diverse learning needs. The session also covers the ethical considerations of using AI in the classroom, including data privacy and the importance of human oversight in AI implementations.

Through hands-on activities, educators will get the opportunity to interact with several AI tools, understand their functionalities and learn how to incorporate them into their curriculum to create a more engaging, efficient, and inclusive learning environment.

This session is suitable for:

Teachers: Across all subjects, teachers who are interested in integrating digital tools into their classrooms to enhance student engagement and learning outcomes will find this event invaluable.

Specific Subject Teachers: Educators specializing in subjects where digital technology can be leveraged effectively, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Sciences, and Languages, will gain specific insights and practical skills.

School Leaders and Senior Leaders: Principals, Vice Principals, and other senior educational leaders looking to implement or expand digital technology strategies in their institutions will find strategic and managerial insights in this event.

Teaching Assistants: Teaching assistants who support classroom activities and are often involved in the direct application of technology in educational settings will benefit from the practical demonstrations and innovative teaching methods discussed.

Administrators: School administrators responsible for the implementation and management of digital tools and platforms within educational environments will gain a deeper understanding of how to effectively integrate these technologies in a school-wide context.

ICT Coordinators: Individuals responsible for the coordination and oversight of ICT resources and strategies in schools will find the event crucial for staying up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in educational technology.

Curriculum Developers: Those involved in curriculum design and development will find the discussions on embedding technology into various subject areas particularly useful for modernizing and enhancing curricula.

Facilitator Bio

James Pitts is an accomplished educator with over 20 years of experience in the UK and internationally, as a Vice Principal and Director of Digital Technology. His career is distinguished by a steadfast commitment to leveraging digital technology to enhance educational experiences. Adopting innovative approaches to integrating cutting-edge digital solutions into educational frameworks, James has significantly influenced curriculum development and administrative processes, always with a focus on student-centric, technology-enhanced learning. His expertise in digital education, coupled with a passion for continuous learning in the field, positions James as a highly respected leader and advocate for the transformative power of technology in education.

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