Eli Pariser on “The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You”

The internet is increasingly becoming an echo chamber in which websites tailor information according to the preferences they detect in each viewer. When some users search the word “Egypt,” they may get the latest news about the revolution, others might Continue reading

Give children feedback to improve standards in school, says new guide | Education | The Guardian

Give children feedback to improve standards in school, says new guide Reducing class sizes or setting homework contribute little to raise standards, research finds Jeevan Vasagar, education editor New guidance also advocates teaching approaches that encourage pupils to plan, monitor Continue reading