If ChatGPT Can Replace What We Teach, We Should Teach Something Else

Artificial intelligence bots are already passing the Medical Licensing Exam and law and business school tests but, as a professor of education and former middle and high school teacher who has spent decades studying how people learn with technology, I believe it's clear that the impact of ChatGPT on our schools goes far beyond helping teachers write lesson plans and students cheat on tests.

Colleges Are Now a Breeding Ground for Mediocrity, Not Meritocracy

Academic standards in general have been consistently lowered over the past several decades. That should come as no surprise, because standards for admission to colleges and universities have been lowered as well. To the extent that meritocracy is replaced by other factors, such as identity politics, the standards will continue to diminish.