Proud to be Kids Who Can Help Other Kids.

By Sherrie Silvio As I began the second year building Heroes with Heart with my students, this was a snippet of the conversation I had with my class. Me: “Why did you want to continue and grow the business this year?” The students: “We think this is fun…

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Community Connections: A Different Kind of Pizza Party

FH Grows, a student-run business that sells produce grown in the school garden, is one of three EdCorps that make up the Fair Haven Innovates program at Fair Haven Public School. For the seventh grade class (and teacher, Chris Aviles), gardening is a new adventure, but the class…

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Teacher Reflections: Confidence through Prototyping

Each year, we welcome new educators to the EdCorps Community. What really gets us excited is when we hear stories from the classroom that embody student ownership, passion, and learning. So when new founder,  Eric Robb, from St. Louis told us about the contagious excitement in his middle…

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What Fear?

By Amy Brownlee, October Founder of the Month Lausanne Collegiate School, Memphis, TN Fear is powerful. It is paralyzing. It causes even the most talented individuals to shy away from new opportunities. But fear has a much worse effect than not taking risks – it causes you to…

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Six Lessons Learned from an EdCorp Founder

By: Grant Knowles, June EdCorps Founder of the Month My most impactful classroom learning came from the basketball court this year, or rather, from standing on the side of it. “Lead loudly” was my most often used phrase in practice, before games, during games and reflecting afterwards. As…

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Arrowhead Music: An Entrepreneurial Journey

Kristi Ochs imagined that her music students could create a holiday CD featuring their angelic voices. Then opportunity arrived when she became an EdCorp founder. She purchased equipment and technology to support her vision, but she had never done anything like this before. With the help of a…

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