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ChatGPT for teachers and educators - a new frontier in teaching

Updated: Jul 7, 2023

As the world becomes more digital and technology continues to advance, educators are looking for ways to incorporate these advancements into their teaching. One tool that can benefit teachers in their lesson planning, instruction, and assessment is ChatGPT.

ChatGPT in education. A person using a laptop and exploring the capabilities of AI

ChatGPT is a language model developed by OpenAI that can generate human-like responses to a wide range of prompts. It has been trained on a massive amount of data from the internet and can be used for a variety of tasks, including generating writing prompts, answering questions, and generating conversation.

How can teachers use ChatGPT?

Lesson Planning

Teachers can use ChatGPT to generate ideas and content for lesson plans in various subjects, such as history, science, literature, and more. For instance, a teacher can ask ChatGPT to generate an essay on a specific topic or create a list of discussion questions for a novel.


ChatGPT can provide teachers with information on differentiation strategies and offer ideas on how to modify their instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners. Teachers can ask ChatGPT questions and receive suggestions on differentiating instruction in real-time.

Parent Communications

ChatGPT can be used to streamline communications with parents, helping teachers to write newsletter items, draft emails and reminders, and share updates on students' progress.

Classroom Management

ChatGPT can be used to support classroom management, providing teachers with tools and strategies for maintaining a positive and productive learning environment. For instance, a teacher can ask ChatGPT to suggest ways to improve behaviour management and outline strategies.

Report Comments

ChatGPT can help teachers write report comments, generate report comment ideas or analyze reporting comments.


ChatGPT can help teachers give feedback on student language or work in various ways that are appropriate for any age group. Teachers can input student writing into the chat function, or add a sample.

The cover of the ChatGPT guide for Teachers from Sherbert Learning

To help teachers you get the most out of ChatGPT, check out this guide that provides ideas, resources, prompts, and cheat sheets. This guide can help teachers learn how to incorporate ChatGPT into their teaching practice effectively.

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