ML Muster: AI is Coming!

ML Muster: AI is Coming!

By Chad Walsh / January 18, 2023 / Middle Loop Muster

We wanted to take a moment to introduce you to ChatGPT, a powerful language model developed by OpenAI. ChatGPT is able to understand and respond to natural language inputs, making it a valuable tool for a wide range of applications..

One of the most exciting things about ChatGPT is its ability to generate humanlike text. This means that it can write essays, articles, and even code, with a level of fluency that is often indistinguishable from that of a human. This has the potential to revolutionize many industries, from content creation to customer service. Another powerful feature of ChatGPT is its ability to understand and respond to natural language inputs. This means that it can be used to answer questions, provide information, and even engage in conversation. This has the potential to greatly improve the user experience in a wide range of applications, from chatbots to virtual assistants.

As parents, you may be wondering how this technology will impact your children's future. We believe that the ability to interact with machines using natural language will be a valuable skill in the years to come. It's likely that many jobs in the future will require this type of communication, and children who learn to use it now will be well-prepared for the future.

In addition, as the technology continues to improve, it's likely that we will see more and more applications of ChatGPT in education. For example, it could be used to help students with language learning, or to generate personalized study materials.

In conclusion, ChatGPT is an exciting and powerful technology that has the potential to revolutionize many industries and improve the user experience in many applications.

We believe that it will play an important role in the future, and that learning to use it now will be a valuable skill for your children. If you are interested, give this a try and create an account at .

As a school, we will look at ways to promote responsible use as part of our digital citizenship focus and responsibility. There is lots of new learning for us too as educators. Dr. Rolly, our Technology Director will be hosting a parent coffee morning to share this new feature in the coming weeks. Please email Rolly if you have any questions about this at

These are exciting times, and this is only the beginning.

Q2 VERSO 360 Reports

We are pleased to inform you that your child’s VERSO 360 Quarter 2 Report will now be issued on Monday, 23 Jan for you to view. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us before Friday, 27 January. We will be archiving your child’s VERSO 360 Q2 Report on our database and modifications or revisions cannot be made after this date.

As you know, we launched our new 6-Day Enhanced ML Schedule on 10 January 2023. The feedback from the Learning Sesigners and students has been extremely positive. Students feel that lessons are dynamic and diverse in offering a balanced learning program.

Our program still remains the same as we continue to develop rigorous Learning Lab projects, Math Lab, and more dedicated time for students’ Explore projects. 

As part of these enhancements these changes will now also include:

If you have any questions regarding our new 6-Day ML Schedule, please reach out to your child’s Community Time Learning Designer. These adjustments will take some time to get used to. We are confident that this enhanced schedule will provide a quality experience for your child as they continue to develop their identity, engagement, and confidence.

VERSO 360s emailed to parents 2022 - 2023

Please carefully review the contents by referencing the ‘How to Guide’ in your child’s quarterly report. This information will outline competency-based education and our assessment criteria of how it all comes together from quarter to quarter and year to year. The final page is an executive summary of your child’s attendance record for quarter 2. Each quarterly report will be cumulative in terms of the total day's students were present for learning. 

Please let us know if you have any questions regarding your child’s quarterly report.

Below is when each Progress Report will be issued throughout the 2022 - 2023 academic year:

Thank you for your continued support as we work and learn together. Please reach out to us at any time if you have any questions or require further support. We are with you every step of the way.

Best wishes,

Chad and the ML Team