Navigating AI in Education: A Toolkit for Ohio Educators

In the rapidly evolving landscape of education, where artificial intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly pivotal role, “Navigating AI in Education: Empowering Ohio’s Future” emerges as a critical curriculum designed for educators, school administrators, and policy-makers across Ohio. This comprehensive course aims to bridge the gap between traditional educational methodologies and the cutting-edge advancements in AI, preparing Ohio’s educational stakeholders to harness the transformative power of AI technologies effectively and ethically.

Spanning various modules, the curriculum delves into the foundational concepts of AI, explores its applications in the educational sector, and provides a roadmap for developing and implementing AI-driven policies and practices in schools. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical insights, participants will gain a deep understanding of how AI can enhance teaching, learning, and school administration, fostering a forward-looking educational environment that is both innovative and inclusive.

The curriculum is based on the guidance of Innovate Ohio and more can be found here:

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Key Features:

  • Foundational AI Knowledge: Gain a solid grounding in AI principles, technologies, and their potential impacts on education, demystifying AI and empowering educators with the knowledge to engage with it confidently.
  • Policy Development & Governance: Learn to navigate the regulatory and ethical considerations surrounding AI in education, with step-by-step guidance on crafting actionable, effective policies that align with Ohio’s educational goals and values.
  • Practical AI Integration: Explore real-world applications of AI in the classroom, from personalized learning and assessment tools to administrative automation, and discover strategies for integrating AI technologies into educational practices seamlessly.
  • Community Engagement: Understand the importance of involving all stakeholders, including parents and the wider community, in the conversation about AI in education, ensuring a collaborative approach to governance and policy development.
  • Case Studies & Hands-On Projects: Engage with a range of case studies that illustrate the challenges and successes of AI implementation in educational settings, and participate in hands-on projects that put theoretical knowledge into practice.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be equipped to:

  • Understand the foundational concepts of AI and its relevance to education.
  • Assess and navigate the ethical, legal, and policy implications of integrating AI in schools.
  • Develop and implement AI-driven educational policies and practices that enhance learning outcomes and operational efficiency.
  • Foster a culture of innovation and inclusivity in education through AI technologies.
  • Engage effectively with educators, parents, and community members to support AI readiness and literacy in Ohio schools.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for K-12 educators, school administrators, district superintendents, educational policy-makers, and other stakeholders involved in the Ohio educational system who are interested in understanding and leveraging AI to enhance educational outcomes.

Course Duration:

This flexible course is designed to accommodate the busy schedules of educators and administrators, with options for self-paced learning or structured modules over a semester. Participants can expect to commit approximately 4 hours to complete the curriculum, including lectures, hands-on projects, and assessments.

“Navigating AI in Education: Empowering Ohio’s Future” is more than just a course—it’s a journey toward redefining education for the digital age, ensuring that Ohio remains at the forefront of educational innovation and excellence.

About Instructor

Christopher Brock

As a visionary at the intersection of technology and business, I've dedicated my career to harnessing the power of AI, including ChatGPT and OpenAI solutions, to unlock the full potential of businesses. With a rich background in Linux administration, web hosting, server deployments, and cutting-edge solutions like Kubernetes, my primary focus is on accelerating business software development efficiently and effectively. As the founder of Primary Hosting, a Cloud Brokerage Platform boasting over 400 partners in telecom, server, SAAS, and edge technologies, I empower people to leverage technology daily. Beyond running Primary Hosting, I've cultivated a vibrant community of 250,000+ members in our Facebook group "AI founded ChatGPT for Business and Life," and spearheaded initiatives like AI Online Classroom and AI Streaming Intelligence TV station. My work spans a decade of collaborating on teams that developed SAAS platforms, apps, APIs, ad management platforms, and software, all mission-critical and in daily use. Having worked with global brands and Fortune 500 companies, I offer reliable CTO services, often on a fractional basis, to non-profits, mid-market CEOs, and startups, guiding them through formation, advisement, and growth. My expertise lies in creating functional systems that resonate with people, specializing in strategic planning, digital marketing, business modeling, and more. I'm passionate about the startup ecosystem, digital innovation, and the philosophical underpinnings that drive technology forward. Favorite Business Books: "The Four Steps to the Epiphany," "ReWork," and "The Wharton School’s Book of Marketing Metrics." Favorite Philosophers: From Brentano to Chomsky, my interests span phenomenology, mathematics, and the sciences, reflecting my deep appreciation for the brilliant minds shaping our understanding of the world. Let's connect if you're keen on discussing tech, philosophy, or business strategies. Here's to making it a great one! #Linux #OpenAi #CloudBrokerage #DigitalInnovation #AIforBusiness

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  • 5 Lessons