AI Focus Areas
Part of my process involves getting to know each other and exploring your specific goals and challenges so we can individualize our work together to meet your needs.
Below is a sampling of areas related to artificial intelligence that may benefit your organization.
What is the Education Our Kids Need Now…And How Do We Give It to Them?
The “21st century” is nearly a quarter over, and our education system is struggling to catch up, much less get ahead. With the rise of AI and a rapidly shifting job market and so much unknown about where we’re headed, fostering key skills and mindsets is essential. So what are the skills and mindsets our students need now, and how can we make sure we’re setting them up for success in their world?
How to Craft a Future-Minded Educational Philosophy
An educational philosophy acts as a guiding principle for your organization as it clarifies the beliefs, values, and understandings that serve as the foundation of your program. In today’s world an educational philosophy must look towards the future and make space for key skills and mindsets and the use of AI. So what does that look like and how can it serve as the basis for a guiding document regarding AI usage at your institution?
Doing AI Ethically: What this Means and Practical Steps to Make it Happen
With the rise of AI technology, we are flooded with questions about how to maximize its benefits while also doing what’s best for students, leading to many questions.How are we ensuring that our organizations are protecting students? How are we integrating social emotional intelligence, empathy, and bias awareness with AI technologies? How are we adjusting assessment methodology to better align with an AI world? These are just some of the questions to consider, both for professional usage and with students – how can we ensure that we are considering and addressing the various ethical questions that arise with AI in education?
Getting Starting with AI: 5 Steps for Integrating AI into Your Organization Today
Although AI has been around for decades, we’ve seen a huge surge in technological advances in the last six months, adding a sense of urgency when it comes to infusing it into education. With that in mind, following an intentional process can increase your chances of success with any change. In terms of getting started with AI, that process includes creating a guiding document for usage, fostering a culture of innovation within the community, securing stakeholder buy-in, and developing and implementing a framework of relevant and impactful professional development. So how does getting started with AI look for your organization?
ChatGPT and Beyond: How to Meaningfully Integrate AI into the Classroom without Redoing Everything
No matter the technology or trends, good pedagogy is good pedagogy, and it all starts with relationships, engagement, and goals. AI, when used effectively, can partner with good pedagogy to make an optimal environment. Using the SAMR model (first introduced when discussing technology integration), how do we move our students from passive consumers of AI to active creators? How do we select the right tools to align with our goals? How do we craft effective prompts to maximize the technology? And how do we avoid mistakes and pitfalls when integrating this technology?
Dr. Sarah Rubinson Levy has been involved in Jewish education since 2001 – working, teaching, consulting, and writing in the areas of supplemental, day school, adult, and experiential education. She has an undergraduate degree in business and sociology and holds a Master of Jewish Education degree from Hebrew College, a doctorate in education from Northeastern University, and certificates in Advanced Jewish Studies, Day School Education, and Jewish Educational Leadership. Most recently, she was a founding head of school for Einstein Academy, a progressive private school based on Jewish values and culture in Denver, CO. Sarah’s approach integrates empathy and curiosity with research to work with the organization in a way that is both realistic and aspirational.
Reconsidering Cheating in the AI World: How to Shift Our Thinking about Student Assessment So that Students Excel
Much recent conversation related to ChatGPT and AI has been focused on plagiarism and cheating, but how do we work with students to build their own skills and knowledge so that they are less tempted to cheat? How do we create authentic assessments where “cheating” isn’t possible? How do we empower our students to do and create and synthesize their learning in a way that AI can’t – both serving as a true assessment of their learning and helping to prepare them for an AI world?
Personalized Learning with AI: How to Embrace the Power of AI to Differentiate (and Save You Time)
One of the many benefits of the AI is the ease and convenience of developing personalized learning for students, without adding to the already-significant teacher workload. What systems and tools are available through AI to more effectively assess student levels and provide targeted, differentiated instruction, ensuring that all students are getting exactly what they need?
The 7 Things Parents Need to Know about AI NOW
In any organization with students, parents are vital stakeholders and should be part of the conversation. When it comes to your organization's use of AI, what do parents need to know? How are you preparing students for their world? How are you ensuring the students are safe? What frameworks do you have in place to ensure ethics are always considered? How can they support your efforts?
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