Note: This article was originally published by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) on February 16, 2023, under the title “ChatGPT for Educators”. It has been republished here with their permission, and the author’s permission. You can read the original here.
In my three decades in education, I’ve come to learn many things. One is that change moves at a snail’s pace until something steps in to challenge the status quo.
As you’ve no doubt heard, since this artificial intelligence program became freely available to the public, ChatGPT has made educators nervous, excited and curious about the impact it will have on our field.
Once resources became available, I curated a list of the pieces I felt educators should engage with to gain an understanding of ChatGPT. I shared this list with a small professional learning network I belong to. One of the members of the PLN took the resources and created an easy-to-read detailed slide deck, which was then publicly shared throughout our networks, including the ISTE community forum ISTE Connect.
While I encourage you to look through our guide in its entirety, these five highlights are a great place to start: