Forum Engages Educators and Researchers to Develop Policy for AI

An image of the EngageAI forum with a group of people sitting at roundtables in an event space

By Jeremy Roschelle Key Ideas: On August 9, 2023, the National Science Foundation funded EngageAI Institute invited a national group of 80 educational practitioners, researchers, developers and funders to a day-long forum held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. As the day began, educators voiced excitement, uncertainty, and risk about Artificial Intelligence … Read more

Want to design better AI tools for education? Listen to the students!

Two students engaging with project based learning inside a classroom

By Megan Humburg1, Ph.D., and Dalila Dragnić-Cindrić2, Ph.D. 1Indiana University; 2 Digital Promise Key ideas: Our teams at the EngageAI Institute are working to build a narrative-centered, AI-driven educational game where students can investigate scientific problems by exploring a game world, chatting with different characters, and gathering evidence to solve a mysterious illness outbreak.  As … Read more

Implementing AI in Classrooms Nationwide

In this post, Dr. Quinn Burke, Director of Computational Thinking Research at Digital Promise, talks with Dr. David Touretzky, Professor in the Computer Science department and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon University. Throughout their conversation, they discuss what education systems are currently in place within K-12 schools and the importance of teaching students about the disruptive technologies that are already present in their daily lives.