By Caroline Preston
For all the talk about how artificial intelligence could transform what happens in the classroom, AI hasn’t yet lived up to the hype.
AI involves creating computer systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. It’s already being experimented with to help automate grading, tailor lessons to students’ individual needs and assist English language learners. We heard about a few promising ideas at a conference I attended last week on artificial intelligence hosted by Teachers College, Columbia University.