Transformative Principal

This episode is part of the Summer of AI Series, brought to you by SchoolAI, Scrible, and FocalPointK12.

Generative AI in k12 education and it's impact on teacher prep and planning, assessments, writing instruction, and other subjects. Ethical use of generative AI and importance of transparency and demystifying it. Also, contrast generative AI tools with instructional AI, and how high can be leveraged to improve teaching and learning. Also, a conversation on civics and history instruction and it's impact on society and polarization.
  • Student data privacy laws. 
  • DigLitCon - AI Literacy
  • 4300 kids in 9 schools in Chicago area. 
  • AI literacy - Generative AI is just round 1. 
  • Demystify what AI is and that it’s not magic
  • Feels like magic
  • MIT’s Day of AI
  • We need to know about it, but not everyone needs to be an expert. 
  • What do kids need to know in relation to AI Literacy
  • We pretend that people should know a lot of things
  • Will we call AI friends or supports. 
  • Harnessing AI for a Human-Centered Education
  • We can’t find our life inside of a fake reality
  • It is a tool, and it can do great things when it is with people. 
  • Can’t hide from AI. Cheating
  • What can we do with planning education guidelines
  • Academic integrity policies and policies in place for Generative AI. 
  • Assessment has to be redefined as a process. Packback, writable,
  • Clearly articulating where you can and can’t use AI. 
  • Have to teach them how to use it. 
  • How to teach and use it ethically, model ethics, be transparent when we use it, make sure it’s not taking away from the learning process. 
  • “This X was created with use of Generative AI tools.”
  • We need to be professionally humble. 
  • We need to have local policies that reflect policies
  • 6 tenets of post-plagiarism
  • This is only round one of a potential fourth revolution. 
  • Just because it is almost right doesn’t mean that it is right. 
  • Data privacy - byte

About Micah Miner: 

Micah J. Miner
District Administrator Instructional Technology & Social Studies at Maywood, Melrose Park, Broadview School District 89, American Consortium for Equity in Education Contributing Writer , Times 10 Publications Author of the book Harnessing AI for a Human-Centered Education

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What is Transformative Principal?

Jethro Jones interviews instructional leaders from around the nation to learn and teach what it takes to become a transformative principal. Episodes address topics like Response to Intervention (RTI), Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the latest advances in educational research, standards-based grading, and interviews with industry leaders like Bill Daggett, Rick Wormeli, Todd Whitaker and even people outside the education like Seth Godin, JeVon McCormick, Liz Wiseman, and more.