Artificial Intelligence (AI) Toolbox for the Central Susquehanna Region

Regional AI Resources

Welcome to the CSIU Region’s AI Toolbox. 

So jump in and begin or continue your AI journey! 


Resources are categorized below in three buckets: productivity, education, and safety & ethics. While many resources cross uses, we invite you to explore them all, as resources are not duplicated across categories. 


If you are brand new to AI, we recommend taking this free Introduction to ChatGPT.  course by The Neuron. It is self-paced and the members of our Toolbox found it extremely user-friendly and informative.

AI for Productivity



Grammarly is a writing assistant tool that checks grammar, spelling, and style in real-time. It helps users improve the quality of their writing by offering suggestions for corrections and enhancements. Available as a web-based application and browser extension, Grammarly is widely used for various types of writing. While there is a free version, the premium version offers additional advanced features. Grammarly is also moving into the content-generation arena as well.

COST: Free w/paid enhancements



ChatGPT is a conversational language model developed by OpenAI. Users can interact with ChatGPT for a variety of purposes, from casual conversation to more specialized tasks like content creation or problem-solving.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements


Bard and ChatGPT are both large language models (LLMs) that can generate text, translate languages, write different kinds of creative content, and answer questions in an informative way. According to Bard, one of the main differences between Bard and ChatGPT is the data source used to train the models. Bard is trained on a tremendous dataset of text and code, including books, articles, code repositories, and scientific papers. ChatGPT is also trained on a large dataset of text, but it is limited to text that was available before September 2021.

COST: Free


Pi is similar to other AI chatbots; however, it states that its focus is on friendliness, helpful information, and empathy. This product puts more emphasis on the ‘human experience’ and navigating difficult conversations, topics, and helpful ‘advice.’

COST: Free

Magic School AI 

Helps educators create original content for students that is aligned to standards and customized for students.

COST: Free



Buzzsprout is a podcast hosting service and platform that allows users to publish, distribute, and monetize their podcasts. Buzzsprout utilizes AI to transcribe episodes to make podcasts more accessible to search engines, speed readers, and people who are hard of hearing.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements


Zoom AI Companion empowers users to increase productivity, improve team effectiveness, and enhance their skills. Using Zoom’s unique federated approach to AI, users can draft emails and chat messages, summarize meetings and chat threads, and brainstorm creatively.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements

Meeting productivity through live captions/notetaking of discussions

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements


TRINT uses AI to convert speech to text in seconds, then gives users the tools they need to quickly find the best parts of their audio and video content

COST: Paid account



Helps create images that visualize a product or idea and sketches out a creative concept. It generates images from a simple text prompt in seconds.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements


This site fixes blurry or pixelated images in seconds with AI, It makes Free w/ paid enhancementspixelated images crystal clear, removes pixelation, enhances details, and clarifies photos. It helps users achieve professional-grade image de-pixelation without any technical skills.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements


Can create flyers and images. Has AI and accessibility built into it, and can assist in the development of infographics.

COST: Free w/ paid enhancements

AI for Education


Join hundreds of thousands of teachers saving hours of time using MagicSchool to help lesson plan, differentiate, write assessments, write IEPs, communicate clearly, and more. The #1 AI platform for educators worldwide.Join hundreds of thousands of teachers saving hours of time using MagicSchool to help lesson plan, differentiate, write assessments, write IEPs, communicate clearly, and more. The #1 AI platform for educators worldwide.

Spend more time on your students, less on administrative tasks and cobbling together resources, with Eduaide.Ai’s all-in-one lesson planning platform.

Teachers use Diffit to get “just right” instructional materials, saving tons of time and helping all students to access grade level content.

A Teacher’s Prompt Guide to CHAT GPT Aligned with “WHAT WORKS BEST”
A Teacher's Prompt Guide to ChatGPT aligned with 'What Works Best'.pdf
This short instructional guide can help teachers to start using ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a powerful tool that can help teachers enhance student learning - remember to keep asking it questions to refine the outcome.

40 Proven Prompts for Educators
A free guide from Daniel Fitzpatrick aligned to his book The AI Classroom. This includes guides for how educators can use AI to plan and assess deep and authentic assignments with students. There are many resources embedded within the guide.

A Toolkit for Addressing AI Plagiarism in the Classroom
This is a 3-step process with conversation points to have with students to help guide conversations about learning and academic honesty.


AI Educator Tools
A searchable, annotated Repository of AI tools for teachers from Dan Fitzpatrick - The AI Educator

The largest AI Tools Directory, updated daily. This is not exclusive to education and very comprehensive, but a leading searchable resource for those wanting to explore.

STEELS and STEM-ALIGNED AI in the Classroom Resources
This resource is created as a collection of free curricular resources to support educators in teaching about artificial intelligence to students in K-12th grades. Many of these resources offer several opportunities and levels of educational materials, activities, and resources. It includes some shorter 1-hour activities that one might explore using during CS EdWeek and/or Hour of Code.

PaTTAN AI Toolkit
A deeper dive, this website includes PD for educators like learning modules. It could be used more comprehensively to ensure that teachers are starting from the same baseline of knowledge. Modules include AI Overview, Curriculum and Instruction, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging, Resources for AI Education, AI Tools, and Professional Learning.

Free 2-hour Course: An Essential Guide to AI for Educators
In this self-paced course, you will…Familiarize yourself with AI and get started using ChatGPT; Learn how to save time on lesson planning and administrative tasks; Be able to immediately create engaging, personalized learning experiences for your students; Develop strategies and activities for introducing AI to your students; Gain access to our Prompt Library, a curated resource developed specifically for educators.

AI: Safety & Ethics

White House Executive Order

PA Governor Executive Order

Department of Education Office of Educational Technology

Preparing for AI-enabled cyberattacks
Describes advanced cybersecurity attack possibilities such as sophisticated phishing attacks, deepfakes, automated attacks, and faster deployment of weaponized vulnerabilities

School Ethics
Exploring the ethics of artificial intelligence in K-12 education - News (
Emphasizes AI's potential in enhancing student learning and reducing teachers' workload, while also delving into ethical concerns such as privacy, surveillance, autonomy, bias, and discrimination.

Ethical AI for Teaching and Learning | Center for Teaching Innovation (
Discusses the critical and ethical evaluation of generative AI tools in educational settings, focusing on their benefits, challenges, and the importance of addressing issues like bias, privacy, and equity.

Student Learning Impact
Reviews a COSN report highlighting promising AI applications in the K-12 landscape.

What Educators Think About Using AI in Schools (
Describes perceived impacts on critical thinking and problem solving skills along with potentials of reduction of learning

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DISCLAIMER: AI is changing at a pace few organizations can keep up with! While the taskforce tried to include resources that could be updated regularly by their source, we acknowledge that this toolbox will contain information that could become outdated.