Google has become the dominant player in the EdTech market, with Microsoft, Apple and Amazon providing stiff competition. But how have these EdTech giants potentially slowed the development of needed innovation in learning platforms?

While still in the early stages of development, platform networks will bring network effects to K-12 education, making it easier for educators to create powerful personalized learning.

As he transitions to a new role in a new district, David Haglund shares lessons learned during his time as deputy superintendent and chief academic officer for Santa Ana Unified School District.

Alex Hernandez of Charter School Growth Fund shares lessons learned from charter networks. To scale personalized learning schools must define what excellence looks like--a shared vision for powerful learning experiences--and build an organization completely in service of that vision.

Networks of aligned people are powerful, always have been, but now that they're all connected they operate a lot more like a live organism than a hierarchy.

Three trends and 10 questions for parents, teachers, and reporters discussed at the Education Writers Association meeting.

This post reviews several whole-student outcome frameworks, particularly those that attempt to describe and measure productive dispositions and habits.

The EPISD schools have been shifting from test-prep to active learning--with a combination of personalized, project-based, and social emotional learning with a strong commitment to dual language. One example of this shift is Oso New Tech, part of Bowie High School, a project-based learning academy focused on student literacy.

For the past four years, AltSchool has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students and teachers. Learn more about what else this innovative school is working toward.

Most of us work and learn in networks, and the first role of a leader is getting the system's conditions, connections and culture right. Here are 10 lessons on effective network structures and examples of each in education.

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