Today I had the honour of being mentioned in the google blog! Google wrote about how I was using competition and collaboration to motivate students to improve the quality of their work, as well as produce 'work' in the first place! Also great to see the great work of +Dorothy Burt and her colleagues at Pt England school - the video clip is really worth watching and makes you feel good about the collaborative aspects that Google Apps for Education allows! Link to the full post is here.
If you have used chatGPT before, it can sometimes feel like talking with someone who has done too much of their 'research on Facebook', filling in gaps with random facts marginally related to the topic just so they can respond and keep the conversation going. However, if applied or 'prompted' correctly, with the user utterly aware of the limitations and ethical considerations, chatGPT can be a helpful research assistant. There is already a wide range of tools available that are built on chatGPT that can support many of the things described below; however, I am still a bit hesitant to rush in with most of them being 'freemium' or asking you to upload your own research and other details or data into their database, I'm happy to stick with the open version of chatGPT as it is what our students have access to. Image created with AI The following guide highlights some prompts, some follow-up questions and most importantly, what you need to do next to follow up a