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Shawn Jansepar Shares Five Resources to Explore AI's Impact on Education

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Round recently hosted Shawn Jansepar, Director of Engineering at Khan Academy, to discuss how AI is revolutionizing the digital classroom and to share the development behind their AI-powered chatbot, Khanmigo. Below are five resources Janespar recommends for anyone interested in learning more.

1. One Useful Thing: Democratizing the future of education by Ethan Mollick

Ethan Mollick is an associate professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he studies and teaches innovation and entrepreneurship.

2. EdTech Update

EdTech Update is a blog on the latest advancements taking place within the EdTech industry.

3. Sal Khan's recent TED talk: "How AI could save (not destroy) education"

Sal Khan, the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, spoke at the TED 2023 conference on how he believes AI could spark the greatest positive transformation education has ever seen.

4. Language Models Perform Reasoning via Chain of Thought on Google's AI blog

Chain of thought prompting is a technique the Engineering team at Khan Academy used to improve the quality of their math.

5. Creative Selection: Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs by Ken Kocienda

*Creative Selection *is an award-winning book of an insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs.​​ Jansepar shares that the book inspired some of the development processes his team used to build Khanmigo.

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