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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Educators Get Their Hands Dirty at the Pittsburgh FAB Institute

Creating steampunk entomology art, deconstructing toys to learn systems-based thinking, and tearing apart crates to build something new were just a few of the activities that educators experienced at the Pittsburgh FAB Institute. Learning while Making Since 2015, K-12 educators in Pittsburgh have been invited to the FAB…

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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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Pride from the Mountain Top

Honoring those making a difference in their community. The students of Mountain Top Mugs at Donegal Elementary in Jones Mills, PA, have chosen to honor the Emma Marie Keller Memorial Foundation with their profits. When Ryan and Chrissy Keller’s newborn daughter, Emma Marie, spent the first five months of…

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Confident Kid Entrepreneurs take on The Sunset Market

By Melanie Weisman   I recently strolled around the Sunset Market in Oceanside, CA. This market has been around for 11 years, and brings in over 200 vendors. Thousands of locals and visitors come through this sea of merchants who are selling food from around the world, handmade…

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