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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EdCorps Gift Guide: Graduation

Congratulations to the class of 2018! Show the graduates in your life some love with these awesome student-made products: Fan Faces Website: www.fanfaces.org Trombly Elementary School in Grosse Pointe, MI Perfect for any graduation ceremony or party, the fourth graders of Trombly Elementary School have created a special…

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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 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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PGE Design: Onward and Upwards

Sometimes classrooms find us and they’re already structuring some element of their curriculum around product or project based learning. They just want to give those projects an opportunity to shine in the real world. Watching students transform a classroom project into a functioning business is seriously awe-inspiring, and…

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