GUEST BLOG: Failure is a Good Thing

By: Mira Sneirson At the start of this school year my classmates and I were challenged with the task of designing, building, and marketing our own functional vermicomposting bin. Sounds fairly straightforward, right? Well, it opened up a whole can of worms – no pun intended – as…

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Growing Pains w/ Ornaments for Society

We talk a lot about cultivating authentic learning environments – but what does that really look like? Sometimes the challenges students face in the classroom are virtually identical to struggles we face here in the RWS office! Today we’re taking a look into Ornaments for Society, a middle…

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Sugar Kids Beauty Heads to the House of Representatives!

We are so excited that one of our first EdCorps, Sugar Kids Beauty, was recognized by the Georgia House of Representatives earlier this month for their accomplishments in entrepreneurship and STEM! Sugar Kids Beauty is a sugar scrub company run by 1st graders out of Elm Street Elementary…

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Google Features Wicked Soap Company!

Awesome news! Google recently visited Matt Martin and the Wicked Soap Company at High Tech High Media Arts to highlight their student-run business and all of the exciting ways that students have been engaged and inspired because of it. As a part of the It Takes a Teacher…

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Building an EdCorp: A Parent's Point of View

Year one was such a blast! We're very fortunate to hear uplifting stories from teachers and students on a regular basis, but rarely do we get to see the impact of building a student-run business from a parent's point of view. Your daily dose of inspiration coming at you from Sugar Kids Beauty in Rome, GA!

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Google Features Wicked Soap Company!

Awesome news! Google recently visited Matt Martin and the Wicked Soap Company at High Tech High Media Arts to highlight their student-run business and all of the exciting ways that students have been engaged and inspired because of it.

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Jodie and Ashley, Allen Distinguished Educators!

All of our teachers building EdCorps in their classroom impress us with their hard work and ingenuity every day. Now, two of our incredible educators have a Paul Allen Distinguished Educator Award to show for it!

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