Ten years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech, including some Web 2.0 apps.
Here are this week’s choices:
Why AI detectors think the US Constitution was written by AI https://t.co/F1YxHlrQeY
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) July 14, 2023
I don’t think many K-12 educators have done much wondering about it – it’s been pretty clear to us how much tech & testing companies have been sucking out of our schools for a long time https://t.co/tXhW41td9e
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) July 17, 2023
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Ways To Make Awards & Certificates Online:
Print a batch of certificates in Canva Pro/Edu:
1️⃣ Use a certificate template or design your own.
2️⃣ Go to the Bulk Create app and input or upload names.
3️⃣ Connect the data to a text box.
4️⃣ Click Generate to make a certificate for each person.
5️⃣ Download as PDF.
— Tony Vincent (@tonyvincent) July 20, 2023
I’m adding this tweet to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education:
With an effect size of 0.57, as of the latest research, virtual reality may have the potential to accelerate student learning.
Utilize this resource to learn how educators can bring VR to the classroom.https://t.co/70L1vgeujF
— Visible Learning (@VisibleLearning) July 21, 2023
Simple PDF is a Chrome extension that lets you edit any PDF. I’m adding it to Not “The Best,” But “A List” Of Ways To Convert PDF & Word Documents.
Wikipedia is no longer just an encyclopedia: Over the past decade it has become a kind of factual netting that holds the whole digital world together. Can it teach A.I. chatbots to get their facts right — without destroying itself in the process? https://t.co/xgMcBOU7Cs
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 20, 2023
I guess this news makes my The Best Sites Where Students Can Transcribe Historical Texts post obsolete:
Pretty cool. AI is better at deciphering handwriting than I am.
Prof. Breen asked if GPT-4 with vision can read Robert Boyle’s handwritten manuscript. It does well!
— Ethan Mollick (@emollick) September 27, 2023