Man’s Best Friend…Or EdCorps Best Friend?

You hear it all the time – “Do what you love.” So it’s no surprise that when students are faced with designing a product, pets come into the mix quite often. Lucky for our student-run businesses, the pet industry is booming and has lots of room to grow….

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Products Inspired by Compliments

By Nicole Wegrzynowski   Nicole is a 4th-grade teacher at John T. Waugh Elementary in Angola, NY. Follow her journey on Twitter @WegrzynowskiN “When someone is feeling down, we can pick them up with a compliment.” -Member of Kind Kids Compliments Kind Kids Compliments began with students creating…

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New EdCorp Finds Meaningful Work

Jennifer Salzmann, a Learning Support educator at Phillips Elementary in Pittsburgh always wanted to start a student-run business but didn’t know where to start. At first, the idea of building a business seemed daunting. After doing research, Jennifer and her class started by creating a mission statement, investigating…

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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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Applying for the Job

The job search – we’ve all been through it. As adults, communicating your strengths, finding the right role, and dealing with rejection is no joke. So what happens when 4th graders are applying for roles within their student-run business? Paula Macy is the founder of two EdCorps in…

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EdCorps Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! These unique, student-made products just might make the perfect gifts for your loved ones this year. Dire Lights Website: direlights.com Central Coast New Tech High School, Nipomo, CA Handmade candles by the high school entrepreneurship students of Central Coast…

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