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Innovative Teaching Techniques with ChatGPT

09:00 AM May 11, 2023

Are you struggling with student engagement during class? Do you wish there was a way to make learning more fun and interactive? Then, try teaching with ChatGPT to create unique classroom experiences for your students. Its artificial intelligence is so advanced that it can offer numerous possibilities for new teaching methods.

For example, ChatGPT can create interactive quizzes during class so students can review your lessons. Also, you may tell your students to ask the chatbot questions about difficult topics. ChatGPT is constantly learning to respond to your student’s needs. More importantly, it will help them prepare for their digital future.


This article will discuss how to teach with ChatGPT with steps you can apply immediately. These strategies will come in handy for teachers but are also important for students. These techniques will become more prevalent as artificial intelligence becomes more influential worldwide.

Teaching with ChatGPT with these 4 steps

  1. Set ground rules.
  2. Use ChatGPT teaching methods.
  3. Change how you conduct exams.
  4. Replace written tests with oral ones.

Set ground rules

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ChatGPT is the AI chatbot created by OpenAI last year. It became widely popular a few months after the world saw it could generate various texts. It is a potent cheating tool, so you should set rules for using it in class:

  1. Require your students to have ChatGPT accounts and check their work using AI-detection tools. They must submit a screenshot of their output passing AI detection. Fortunately, OpenAI has an AI Text classifier you can use for free at platform.openai.com/ai-text-classifier.
  2. Ask students to provide references for the answers they get from the bot. This method teaches research skills and ensures they use credible sources. Nowadays, modern AI tends to “hallucinate” data, meaning it can sometimes cite non-existent sources.
  3. Stick to only one AI chatbot. Nowadays, people can choose numerous chatbots like Bing AI and Google Bard. Using different tools can make it difficult to detect AI cheating.

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Rules ensure students do not become dependent on AI platforms. More importantly, it ensures teaching with ChatGPT remains effective in our increasingly digitalized world.

Use ChatGPT teaching methods.

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You can make students interact with ChatGPT for group activities. You will need a computer linked to a larger monitor or projector. Then, try the following techniques:

  • Encourage creativity during Reading classes by asking students to imagine short story descriptions. Then, they can watch ChatGPT turn their descriptions into full-length stories. This activity shows students how to express their ideas and create stories.
  • English teachers can use ChatGPT to teach synonyms and antonyms. For example, you can demonstrate 10 words similar to “glee” by letting the bot generate them. As a result, you can expand your students’ vocabulary.
  • Science teachers can turn ChatGPT into an assistant. For example, you can ask the program to explain photosynthesis. Then, you may ask students to submit questions so the bot can expound on specific terms. Eventually, it expands the entire class’s understanding of the subject.
  • History teachers can make ChatGPT roleplay a historical figure so students can ask them questions. For example, tell ChatGPT to pretend it is George Washington. Then, your students may ask facts about the US president, such as, “Did you truly chop down cherry trees?”
  • Math teachers may use the AI program to check homework questions in front of students. The bot will explain wrong answers and suggest solutions so students can understand mathematics further.

Change how you conduct exams.

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ChatGPT can trivialize homework because it can finish them for students. Teachers should depend less on homework and more on supervised tests.

Your pupils may use the AI program to learn, but they must prove their understanding in the classroom. Also, enforce stricter guidelines for schoolwork.

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For example, require students to cite sources in essays. Moreover, rephrase questions to make it difficult for students to copy and paste them to ChatGPT.


For instance, don’t ask, “What is the powerhouse of the cell?” in a test. Instead, say, “This cell organelle produces ATP.” As a result, you ensure students do not depend on AI.

Replace written tests with oral ones.

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Written tests will also become harder to protect from AI. It has become so advanced that it can recognize words in a picture and turn them into editable text.

That is why teachers should rely more on oral exams. Ask students to go in front of the class one by one and make them explain what they’ve learned.

Use random and unique questions so students cannot get answers from previous presenters. Moreover, encourage them to cite sources. These methods improve your students’ verbal communication skills. Eventually, they will become better at expressing themselves and discussing ideas.


Teaching with ChatGPT is simple and easy, and it can promote student engagement. Your pupils have fun learning and are more likely to absorb lessons.

More importantly, these methods prepare them for a world that is becoming more reliant on technology. Artificial intelligence is becoming more prevalent, so they should learn how to harness its potential.

Inquirer Tech is also an excellent source of digital tips and trends. It lets you know more about the latest in artificial intelligence, gadgets, apps, social media, and more.

Frequently asked questions about teaching with ChatGPT

How can I use ChatGPT for teaching?

ChatGPT can be used as a virtual tutor, providing students with answers to their questions and feedback on their work. Also, you can use it to generate educational content like flashcards, study guides, and quizzes. More importantly, these methods help students get used to artificial intelligence.

Can I teach with ChatGPT for free?

Everyone can use ChatGPT for free, so you do not need to spend money when applying it in class. However, you can pay for the latest version, which uses the newest large language model, GPT-4. You can access it with a ChatGPT Plus subscription, which costs $20 monthly.

Can ChatGPT replace human teachers?

ChatGPT is not a replacement for human teachers. While it can provide valuable assistance and support, it lacks the emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills essential for effective teaching. Still, online tutorial services using AI are becoming more popular nowadays.

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