#289 – AI and the 4 Cs: Critical Thinking

Tech Talk For Teachers May 21, 2024 12 min

AI and the 4 Cs: Critical Thinking

In today’s episode, we’ll explore how generative AI tools can help facilitate critical thinking in the K–12 classroom.

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Paul Beckermann
PreK–12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast Host

Using AI to Engage in Critical Thinking

  • Generate quality prompts.
  • Vet responses.
  • Refine prompts and ask follow-up questions.
  • Think critically about AI.

Using AI to Prompt Critical Thinking

Here are five types of activities that AI can help generate to foster critical thinking:

  • Critiques of AI Responses
  • Solving Real-World Problems
  • Scenario-Based Learning
  • Debate Preparation and Analysis
  • Writing Assistance and Feedback

For more information about AI, explore the following AVID Open Access article collection: AI in the K–12 Classroom.