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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First Sale Celebrations

Ah, the first sale. There’s nothing quite like it. High fives, dance moves, double takes: someone you don’t know chose to purchase something you created. Wow! Selling items all of us need — books, sunscreen, pet toys — the EdCorp, Some Needs We All Need, was founded by…

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Fear, Failure, and Business Cards: An Adventure in Growth

As a middle school teacher, I feel relatively normal in my fears about trying new things, but I am daring enough to experiment – especially when it involves going on a new adventure. After all, I work with some of the most hormonal, emotional, volatile, precious, loving, creative,…

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Founder of the Month: Kim Kriedeman of VIDA Dreamers!

Here at Real World Scholars, we know that rich classroom experiences are created by rockstar educators willing to hand over the reins to students and get out of the way. In fact, the EdCorps Community is made up of educators who do just that! That’s why we’ll be…

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Packaging & Logo Design with Central Relaxation!

By: Emma & Quinn of Central Relaxation Finding the Perfect Packaging: My name is Emma and I am an eighth grader from our student-run business, Central Relaxation! We create organic and simple bath fizzles, body butter, cocoa butter, and lip balm. One thing my team learned when developing…

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