Top 5 Tips and Tricks of 2018

What a year! 2018 was full of new challenges, new ideas, and new EdCorps. We’ve been tossing the EdCorps Community best practices and tips and tricks all year to help guide you through the business building process. Just in case you missed some, see the list of our…

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Teacher Reflections: Holiday Market Success!

Queen Bee Holiday Market by Camie Dyess Amidst the holiday shopping hustle and bustle, students from Design39Campus in Poway, CA took advantage of a wonderful learning opportunity by participating in the popular handmade fair called Queen Bee Market at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Speak Nice Co. sprouted from…

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EdCorps Sell Alongside Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs at Handmade Arcade

Alongside more than 200 artisan craft makers, several EdCorps had the opportunity to show off their student-run businesses at the annual Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. For fourteen years, Handmade Arcade has been providing opportunities for artisans to connect with the community through making, sharing,…

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Elves Breaking + Entering

6th graders sort of already resemble elves – hard working, obsessed with new toys, and lots of energy. But there’s an exceptional group of 6th graders at Vista Innovation and Design Academy (VIDA) in Vista, CA who are embracing the elf-way and helping a family in a time…

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A Big Win for Chattanooga Central

By Jerry Webb   I’ve been teaching for 22 years. I have a passion for renewable energy and environmental sustainability, and currently teach mechanical, electrical, construction, plumbing, and HVAC systems at Central High School in Chattanooga, TN. Last year we began working with Real World Scholars. The students…

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West-MEC: Skilled Trades Education for the Next Generation

In Phoenix, West-MEC’s high profile, unapologetic campuses are changing the way students view skilled trades education.  Is this the future of CTE? Western Maricopa Education Center, or West-MEC, is a unique concept – a public school district specifically dedicated to Career and Technical Education (CTE) training.  Enrolled students…

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