Secondary Teachers: Turnitin Releases AI Detector
| The long-awaited release of Turnitin’s AI Checker is out! Big shoutout to Pete for calling this to our attention!|
| Turnitin: |
The AI writing indicator that has been added to the Similarity Report will show an overall percentage of the document that may have been AI-generated. We make this determination with 98% confidence based on data that was collected and verified in our AI Innovation Lab. To open the new AI writing report, select the AI writing indicator. Please note, only instructors and (depending on license) account administrators will be able to see the indicator and the AI writing report at this time.
| Look at this one – 5% similarity, but 100% Artificial Intelligence!|
| We test the Turnitin AI check with our own AI-generated Essay (video). |
Also, Turnitin provides a number of resources on how to interpret these results as well as how to avoid them; AI Misuse Checklist.
Prepare your assignments for the age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) by reviewing and revising writing prompts before sharing with students. This checklist for educators presents focus areas unique to the capabilities and limitations of generative AI tools.
| On Thursday, May 18, join a community of educators around the world in a Day of AI celebration: share your class’s projects, posters, photos, and videos, host a discussion, or create your own unique festivity. Stay tuned for details on how to share your class’s participation or join one of our Day of AI events.|
| Next week, grades 7-10 will take kids all over Romania for Experiential Week. At the end of a long day, completely beat, the last thing you want to be concerned about is crafting an email to update parents about the day’s activities. Create some guidelines, fill in the adjectives, and let AI write these for you. |
| It can be a little annoying to have to drag your cursor to the “Slideshow” button. →|
Use the simple command + enter (⌘ + ) to go full screen/start your presentations.
Also, when you want to exit, just hit escape (esc).