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Sep. 11, 2024
12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm ET

Public Lecture Series: How K-12 Educators are Navigating AI in Schools

Join Van Andel Institute’s Learning Specialist Ben Talsma for an insightful lecture that will delve into the transformative role of artificial intelligence in modern education. Explore how schools are leveraging AI to boost efficiency and effectiveness, and how instructional methods are adapting to incorporate AI technologies. Learn how VAI is helping foster ethical AI use in educational settings and engage in interactive AI-based classroom games. Whether you’re new to AI or a seasoned user, you’ll walk away with new insights as to how VAI is shaping the future of education in the AI age.

Learning Specialist, Van Andel Institute for Education

Ben is a passionate and innovative educator with twenty years of experience in the field. He has taught students from kindergarten through middle school and now supports teachers and schools at VAI as a Learning Specialist. He was an early adopter of Artificial Intelligence tools in the classroom, and his insights on their applications have been featured in Chalkbeat Magazine, The Week, E-School News, and on the podcast Overthrowing Education. His work now includes guiding hundreds of teachers to capitalize on the possibilities this exciting new technology affords, helping them use it to make school more engaging and accessible.

Event Details

Venue: Hybrid (VAI and Virtual) 333 Bostwick Ave. NE Grand Rapids

Contact Info:

Email: Allie Griffith