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Is early childhood education ready for AI?

May 31, 2024

Interest in artificial intelligence has surged among K-12 and college educators, who are looking at ways it can be used to support both students and teachers. But in the early childhood arena, those discussions are still in the beginning stages. The Hechinger Report asked Isabelle Hau, executive director of Stanford Accelerator for Learning, to share about the potential benefits and challenges of AI in early learning. The conversation below is edited for length and clarity.

Interest in AI has obviously surged the past couple of years in K-12, for both teachers and students. With early childhood, the use of AI may be a little less obvious. Have you noticed that trend in early childhood classrooms — are teachers interested in using AI or teaching about it? Read More