The Future of AI in Primary Grades with Janessa Fletcher Transformative Principal 549 #SummerofAI

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This episode is part of the Summer of AI Series, brought to you by SchoolAI, Scrible, and FocalPointK12.

Janessa Fletcher, Content Director for Education to the Core, discusses the future of AI in primary education. She explores the potential of AI in teaching reading skills, the need for supplemental resources, and the impact of technology on reading habits. Fletcher emphasizes the importance of the science of reading and personalized approaches to support students’ diverse needs.
  • Dabbling in ChatGPT
  • Using it to write emails
  • Cons - science of reading - following a scope and sequence.
  • still figuring out what to type into chatgpt to get what
  • It can be trained to do what we need, eventually.
  • How bullish she is on developing it
  • Aligned to orton-gillingham or full foundations.
  • Need for supplemental resources in addition to
  • Upper elem and secondary schools.
  • How genuine is that feedback?
  • How does the science of reading help
  • Read Naturally
  • This is research this is best practices.
  • Phonics, orthographic mapping.
  • One size doesn’t fit all.
  • Barriers to reading: lack of support and practice, lack of resources,
  • Tech making it so that kids don’t need to read as much.
  • What is the future of AI as it relates to primary education
About Janessa Fletcher

Janessa Fletcher is the Content Director for Education to the Core, a primary curriculum resource creation company and primary teacher printable membership subscription service.

Previous to her current role, she was a Preschool Teacher for 2 years; Kindergarten Teacher for 8 years; Instructional Coach & Interventionist for 3 years.

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The Future of AI in Primary Grades with Janessa Fletcher Transformative Principal 549 #SummerofAI