Artificial intelligence is here, and unlike what you’ve seen in the movies, AI isn’t coming to destroy humans – it’s coming to disrupt our classrooms. Should educators be afraid, excited, or both? Can educators embrace AI’s potential while ensuring their students still learn the value of creating original work?
About Matt Jacobson
Matt Jacobson serves as the Online Learning Coordinator for the Learning Technology Center. Matt develops engaging synchronous and asynchronous online and in-person training opportunities for educators and administrators. He also provides coaching, consulting, and training services for schools developing online and blended learning activities for students and staff. Matt provides administration and coaching on a variety of Learning Management Systems and many other online tools. He is a Google Certified Educator (Level 1 & Level 2), Soundtrap Certified Educator, and Screencastify Certified Genius.
Matt provides almost three decades of experience in helping students and schools innovate. Prior to working with the LTC, Matt was a middle school consultant and has worked as a teacher, administrator, coach, and trainer for preK-12 schools in central Illinois.
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