How will new web-search formulas adopted by Google, Microsoft, and others affect future scholarship, or students’ understanding of the world? What skills should students be taught in school so they’re prepared to make sense of, and make their mark on, this new digital landscape?
Award-winning educator, speaker, author, and consultant Angela Maiers will address these questions and more in a special Twitter chat hour with eSchool News readers Oct. 19.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and other online gatekeepers recently revised their search algorithms in an attempt to bring users more personalized information. This subtle shift has enormous implications for students, researchers, and society at large, Maiers and other experts agree.…Read More