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Expert Alerts

Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area.

1. Banning ChatGPT in Elementary Schools

Who: Mindy Bingham, CEO & Author, Academic Innovations

What they can discuss: Banning ChatGPT in Elementary Schools

“We don’t have time to sleepwalk through this one. The genie is out of the bottle,” said Bingham. “As educators and parents, I recommend caution by not jumping on this newest technology bandwagon, at least until research shows us the positives and negatives.”

Website: http://www.whatworkscareerchoices.com/

Media contact: Gavin Rhoades[email protected]

2. Using Technology to Make K-12 Schools Safer

Who: JP Guilbault, Chief Executive Officer, Navigate360

What they can discuss: Over the last three decades, JP Guilbault has used data, technology, and modern solutions to protect and advance causes for vulnerable and underserved communities. These efforts across schools, faith-based organizations, and nonprofits have given JP the experience and perspective needed to address his most important mission: creating safe spaces that save lives.

“As a collective society, we must go beyond reactive thoughts and prayers; we must take a proactive approach and stop these acts before they escalate. We must commit ourselves to every child being able to experience each school day without fear, and we must do it together.”

Website: https://navigate360.com/

Media contact: Ken Stoflet[email protected]

3. Critical Thinking in the Classroom

Who: Rusty Handlon, Senior Manager, Instruction Faculty, Western Governors University

What they can discuss: Teachers are a great influence on a child’s future, and for that to be a positive influence they need a deep understanding and practical knowledge of learning science, their area of expertise or topic, empathy and observation skills, and ethical critical thinking.

“Our teachers must constantly be scanning the classroom and identifying where each individual is on the learning journey, and in many cases, also in their personal lives. Who is following, and who is not?”

Website: https://www.wgu.edu/

Media contact: Mark Toth[email protected]

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The content in this post was originally published in ProfNet Expert Alerts on April 14.

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Rocky Parker is the Manager of Audience and Journalist Engagement at Cision PR Newswire. She's been with the company since 2010 and has worked with journalists and bloggers as well as PR and comms professionals. Outside of work, she can be found trying a new recipe, binging a new show, or cuddling with her pitbull, Hudson.

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