From Headlines to Classrooms

AI Powered Lesson in 5 Minutes or Less

Curicon 2023 | Headlines to Classrooms by Michael Fricano II

Michael Fricano II

'Iolani School

K-6 Design & Technology Teacher

3-6 Super Smash Bros. Esports Coach

Google for Education Certified Trainer

Co-Founder Edcamp Honolulu & EdCamp West Oahu

2016 President & current Board Member of the Hawaii Society for Technology in Education (ISTE Affiliate)

Presented at:

Curicon 2023 - October 27, 2023

Session Description:

In our fast-paced world, current events offer educators a goldmine of real-world teaching opportunities. However, the challenge remains: how can we quickly and efficiently turn breaking news into engaging lesson plans? Join us as we explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in bridging this gap. Within just 5 minutes, discover how AI can dissect a news story, extract key educational content, and craft it into a lesson plan tailored for various learning objectives. Furthermore, we'll delve into enhancing media literacy among students by equipping them with the skills to critically analyze news sources. To cap it off, witness the power of AI in offering real-time feedback, ensuring that each lesson is not just timely but also effective. Turn headlines into classroom triumphs, with the aid of technology.

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