How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Future of Education?

The term “artificial intelligence” (AI) is increasingly more familiar as we encounter it in our daily lives. (Have you asked Siri or Alexa a question lately?) As technology becomes a bigger part of teaching and learning, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are likely to encounter AI more frequently in our schools. How do we see AI in the classroom? And do we really know what AI—or rather, an AI system—is?