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Choosing Wisely: Lessons for Leaders in AI Integration

As we navigate the exciting and rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence (AI) in education, making informed decisions about AI tools is more crucial than ever. This week's top read from The YOSS Advantage newsletter delves into the insights provided by Carnegie Learning's CEO, Barry Malkin, on effective AI tool selection.

A Guide to Effective AI Tools in Schools

In the midst of the generative AI boom, Carnegie Learning, a 25-year veteran in AI education, offers valuable guidance for school leaders. CEO Barry Malkin emphasizes that wise AI tool selection requires continuous research, customer feedback, and a focus on growth.

Key Points:

  1. Prioritize Thoughtful, Purposeful, Research-Based AI Tools: The importance of selecting AI tools that are not only innovative but also grounded in solid research cannot be overstated. These tools should aim to enhance the educational experience through evidence-based methodologies.

  2. Seek Independent Validation and Continuous Improvement: Ensure that the AI tools you choose have been validated by independent studies and are subject to ongoing improvements. This helps maintain their effectiveness and relevance in the ever-changing educational landscape.

  3. Establish Priorities for Tools Integrating Cognitive Models and Learning Science: Effective AI tools should incorporate cognitive models and learning science principles. These integrations help create more personalized and impactful learning experiences for students.

Why It Matters:

Understanding the vast and rapidly evolving AI landscape can be daunting. However, by focusing on research-backed, purpose-driven AI tools, educators can leverage AI's extraordinary power to personalize learning and drive student success. Being familiar with these tools allows educators to make more informed decisions that directly impact the quality of education and student outcomes.

For more detailed insights, we encourage you to read the full article on EdSurge: Choosing Wisely: Lessons for Leaders in AI Integration

For more detailed insights, please read the full article on EdSurge: Choosing Wisely: Lessons for Leaders in AI Integration.

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