Discussion or Reflection Questions

Article for discussion kick-off:

Here are the top skills you will need for an ‘A.I.-powered future,’ according to new Microsoft data


  1. What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of using AI tools, such as generative AI, to assist with school work?
  2. If a student uses an AI tool to write an essay or complete a project, who should receive credit for the work – the student, the AI, or both? Why?
  3. Can the use of AI tools for academic tasks be considered a form of cheating? Why or why not?
  4. How might the use of AI tools for academic work influence a student’s learning process and development of critical thinking skills?
  5. In what ways might the use of AI tools for academic work affect the teacher-student relationship and academic evaluation processes?
  6. Do students have a responsibility to disclose when they’ve used AI tools for school work? Why or why not?
  7. What guidelines or policies could schools implement to govern the use of AI tools in academic work?
  8. How does the use of AI tools in school work raise questions about the nature and purpose of education?
  9. How might socioeconomic disparities in access to AI tools affect academic fairness and equity?
  10. How can the educational sector ensure that the use of AI tools aligns with academic integrity principles and promotes equitable educational outcomes?
  11.  How do you think AI should be used in the classroom? For assignments? What would you want your teachers and future professors to know about AI?