How to Use ChatGPT in Class: Step-by-Step Examples
Maximizing the potential of AI in education: A guide for teachers
Astechnology continues to advance, many educators all over the world are wondering how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in the classroom to enhance learning. One of the most promising AI tools for education is ChatGPT, a large language model trained by OpenAI.
But how exactly can teachers use ChatGPT?
There are several ways teachers can use ChatGPT as a supplement to human instruction by taking a Curiosity-Based Thinking approach to using ChatGPT. Below is a general overview followed by subject-specific examples for math, English, and history classes.
How ChatGPT Can Supplement Human Instruction
Providing additional practice and feedback on language skills:
ChatGPT can provide personalized practice and feedback on language skills such as grammar, vocabulary, and writing. For example, a teacher could use ChatGPT to grade student essays automatically or to provide feedback on grammar and vocabulary in student writing.
Here is a step-by-step example of how teachers can provide additional practice and feedback on language skills using ChatGPT:
Step 1: Create a set of science-related writing prompts (e.g. “Explain the process of photosynthesis in detail”).
Step 2: Have students write their responses to the prompts using a word processor or other writing software.
Step 3: Use ChatGPT to automatically grade student essays and provide feedback on grammar and vocabulary in student writing.
Step 4: Review the feedback provided by ChatGPT and discuss any areas that need further attention in class.
Enhancing language learning through conversation:
ChatGPT can create virtual conversation partners for language learners, allowing students to practice speaking and listening skills in a safe and controlled environment.