It is more than just the newest buzzword. AI (Artificial Intelligence) is something that has been improving for years. It is just now becoming so powerful that it is coming to the attention of so many. With the new advancements in machine learning, we are now able to do more than ever before. These programs can “create” in ways never possible. ChatGPT (one of the newest creations) can actually write poetry with rhyme, rhythm, and content if given a topic and type of pattern desired. It really is amazing! These tools may help educators and students, and at the same time force change in how we assess. Some of the writing created in these AI programs are no different than what your students create. This will cause us to rethink how we assign and assess writing projects! Check out some of the AI tools below. There are many many more available. These are just some of the quick and easy tools to explore.
This writing tool is amazing and can create essays, poetry, songs, stories, lesson plans, summaries, and almost anything you ask it to create. You will need an email and cell phone to create the required account. If you want a great list of educational uses for ChatGPT, check out this site!
Create short or long writing samples with this tool. Easy to use and no login is required. (My How-To Here)
Search a PDF using any question you can think of. (My How-To Here)
Ask any question and get a short answer, with included citations!
Anyone can be an artist with this tool. It turns your rough sketches into clipart-style images! (My How-To Here)
Canva (Text to Image )
Enter in text and have Canva create an image for you! (My How-To Here)
Turn a blob into a moving creature using your webcam as the control.
Create painting-style art from your own sketches. (My How-To Document Here, My How-To Video Here)
Start a sketch and have the AI finish it depending on the item you choose from a dropdown list.
Take a paper drawing and make it animated with this tool. (My How-To here)
- An AI system that can create realistic images and art from a description in natural language.
Bring photos of people to life. (A few are free, but then paid)
Games and Other Fun:
Play a word game by making the AI guess a keyword from your description.
You get a topic to draw and have the AI guess what you drew. FUN!
Here are Google’s experiments with AI tools. Take a look and see what cool things there are to explore!
This is just a partial list. There are many other AI tools out there to explore!