Empowering Students with AI and Digital Literacy Education

Exploring the capabilities of generative AI and teaching responsible use to students in a Hands-On curriculum for AI and digital literacy in schools.

00:00:00 Students AI & digital literacy: exploring the capabilities and limitations of generative AI. Teaching students about the boundaries of chatbots and the importance of responsible use. Fun and engaging opportunities for gamification and alleviating teachers' workload.

πŸ€– Generative AI models like chatbots have capabilities, but also limitations.

🧠 It can predict certain answers based on training, but can also produce incorrect information.

πŸŽ“ Digital literacy is crucial in understanding and utilizing AI technology in education.

00:07:27 Creating a Hands-On curriculum for AI literacy and digital literacy in schools, focusing on equitable access and responsible adoption of technology.

πŸ“š The importance of AI and digital literacy in education and the need for student input and engagement.

🌐 The democratization of AI and its accessibility through tools like chatbots and the potential for deep analysis of data.

πŸ’‘ The need to build AI alongside considerations for equitable access and avoiding negative impacts, drawing lessons from social media.

00:14:54 The video discusses a series of lessons on building students' AI and digital literacy, focusing on middle and high school students. The lessons include engaging with chatbots, understanding how they work, and creating a responsible AI policy for schools.

πŸŽ“ The video focuses on teaching middle and high school students about chat GPT and AI technology.

🏫 The overall goal is to have students co-create a responsible use of AI policy for their schools.

πŸ€– The lessons involve interviewing a chat bot, understanding how the technology works, and evaluating its limitations.

00:22:22 This video discusses the difference between discriminative AI and generative AI, as well as the concepts of machine learning and deep learning. It also demonstrates a fun activity using chat GBT to guess a celebrity's identity.

πŸ€– There are two types of AI: discriminative AI and generative AI.

πŸ“šπŸ”Ž Deep learning allows for the analysis of complex texts, such as Watson beating Jeopardy and the game of go.

πŸ’¬πŸ€– Generative pre-trained Transformer (GPT) is an AI model trained to answer questions and generate text, audio, images, and code.

00:29:50 In this YouTube video, the speakers discuss the importance of teaching students about AI and digital literacy. They share examples of using AI in the classroom and highlight the need for responsible use of technology. They also mention a case study where a lawyer relied on a chatbot for research, leading to false information being submitted to the court. Overall, the video emphasizes the role of critical thinking in contrast to AI's capabilities.

πŸ€– Using AI technology to identify celebrities is more accurate for well-known individuals, but less reliable for those who are less famous or recently became famous.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» Teaching students about the distinction between human thinking and AI computing is important to help them understand the limitations and capabilities of AI programs.

πŸ” Real-world examples of AI blunders, such as lawyers using chatbots to do research, highlight the potential pitfalls and need for critical thinking when using AI.

πŸ“š Including AI-related tasks in the curriculum can engage students and encourage them to think critically about AI's limitations and implications.

🧠 Challenging AI with complex word problems can showcase the differences between AI's computation capabilities and human reasoning.

🀝 Involving students, parents, teachers, and school leaders in discussions about responsible use of AI in the classroom is essential.

00:37:18 This video discusses the importance of teaching AI and digital literacy to students, emphasizing responsible and ethical use of technology.

πŸ’‘ Students are using resources to create their own version of a decision tree on how to use AI.

❌ Using AI to do the work for students is harmful and not recommended.

πŸ” AI is not reliable for basic factual research and can provide incorrect information.

βœ… Creating an acceptable use policy and citing the tools used is important.

πŸ“š Encouraging student agency in creating policies and engaging in evidence-based discussions.

🌐 Bridging the digital divide and promoting equity in AI literacy education.

πŸ‘₯ Responsible and ethical use of AI is the middle ground between hype and fear.

🎯 Generative AI tools can support teachers and students in a consistent and objective manner.

🚫 Be cautious when purchasing AI tools and prioritize responsible and ethical use.

00:44:43 The video discusses the use of technology in personalizing instruction for students, including scaffolding tasks for different age groups and reading levels. It also covers the potential misuse of AI grading tools and emphasizes the importance of teacher expertise in assessment.

πŸ“š Personalizing instruction by scaffolding tasks based on age and reading level.

πŸ‘₯ Collaborative tools for students to self-direct their learning and support each other.

✍️ Caution around the use of AI grading for written assignments and the importance of teacher expertise in assessment.

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