Finding your Cause through Community Connections

Running a business is hard. Running a business with 4-year-olds is a whole different ball game. Alexandria Cunningham, a teacher at University Charter School, did not shy away from the opportunity to get her class of little ones engaged, empowered, and experimenting in a different way.   Alexandria…

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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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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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Reflections from the Heart

Founder reflects on the Heroes With Heart Journey By Sherrie Silvio, Art & Maker Teacher, Bethlehem-Center Elementary   Our Journey: In thinking about the past year, I realize just how far the students have come. Our story began when one student had an idea to make a stuffed animal…

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Founder Claims No Green Thumb But Regency Grows Company Thrives

J.R. Pilyih claims he never started a garden before, but you would never know that when you step into the Regency Park Elementary School. In a classroom dedicated to a large scale aquaponics growing system, J.R. and his young entrepreneurs tend to the green plants and thriving fish….

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Founder of the Month: JR Pilyih of Regency Grows!

New month, new EdCorp Founder killin’ the game. In honor of Fail Forward February, we are thrilled to highlight JR Pilyih. His EdCorps has had some highs, lows, and a few fish funerals along the way – but they’ve pushed on! Regency Grows started as a business that would grow and…

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