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About Varun Arora
Varun Arora is the CEO of the education technology company OpenCurriculum, which uses expert systems and NLP technologies to help K-12 teachers design pedagogically effective curriculum and instruction, using research and evidence from classrooms around the world, and the author of Artificial Intelligence in Schools: A Guide for Teachers, Administrators, and Technology.
About The LP: Literature in Practice
UnboundEd's goal is to instill the GLEAM™ (Grade-Level, Engaging, Affirming, and Meaningful) instructional framework into classrooms across the nation with professional development, curated programs, and now with a brand new podcast series, The LP: Literature in Practice. Host Brandon White interviews the authors of today’s thought-provoking educational literature and connects the text to GLEAM.
About Brandon White
Brandon White is a former middle school ELA teacher and Restorative Practices educator for the Rochester City School District. He has worked for seven years as a servant leader intern and site coordinator for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools Summer Literacy Programs in Rochester. He has also advocated for these practices through his participation in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Advisory Council and through providing professional development at BMGF-sponsored Elevate and Celebrate Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET2) Conferences.
Curriculum: OpenCurriculum by CEO Varun Arora
Article: We Gave ChatGPT 5 Common Teaching Tasks. Here’s How Teachers Say It Did by EdWeek
Database: EdSurge Product Index by EdSurge
Report: AI and Education: guidance for policy-makers by UNESCO
Video: Neuroscience, AI and the Future of Education by Scott Bolland
Book: Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code by Ruja Benjamin