Friend or foe? Teachers debate ChatGPT

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  • What's happening: Teachers have been holding meetings and comparing notes about the tool's ramifications and possible responses.The intrigue: Some teachers are experimenting with ways to use ChatGPT in the classroom, either to explore the nature of "good" writing or to create linguistic scaffolding that students can build on.
ChatGPT, the new artificial intelligence tool that can write remarkably cogent essays on any topic based on simple prompts, is sparking intense debates among educators about the nature and purpose of [+3808 chars]