Supporting a Student-Driven Mission: #BetheKindKid

The young leaders of JAM Enterprises are calling attention to the need to be kind through their hashtag and t-shirts sporting the saying #BetheKindKid. Real World Scholars is honored to be encouraging this group of girls on their mission to spread the word about kindness across PA and…

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EdCorps Gift Guide: Graduation

Congratulations to the class of 2018! Show the graduates in your life some love with these awesome student-made products: Fan Faces Website: www.fanfaces.org Trombly Elementary School in Grosse Pointe, MI Perfect for any graduation ceremony or party, the fourth graders of Trombly Elementary School have created a special…

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Quality Control at Simple Rick’s

When starting a business, it’s inevitable that you’ll hit some bumps along the way. How you handle those obstacles is what can make or break a business. We asked our Founder of the Month Jeff Noll from Plum High School about the struggles Simple Rick’s Woodshop faced early…

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Marketing Tips from Pittsburgh EdCorps

Last week, the RWS team visited EdCorp Founders in the Pittsburgh area, both inside and outside of the classroom.  Over the past year, the Pittsburgh community has grown to 33 EdCorps who offer a variety of products: art classes screen-printing t-shirts, makerspaces sewing stuffed animals, woodshops making handspun…

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EdCorps Gift Guide: Mother’s Day

Believe it or not, Mother’s Day is right around the corner! The Real World Scholars Team has hand-selected some awesome student-made products perfect for the moms in your life:    Dire Lights Website: direlights.com Central Coast New Tech High School, Nipomo, CA The Respect Brown Sugar Fig Candle…

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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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