One EdCorp, Two Classrooms

Running a successful EdCorp isn’t easy. It takes time, dedication, and a whole lot of student engagement – and that’s often just one teacher and classroom. Add another class, and it takes the idea of collaboration to a whole new level. This month we hear from April Founders…

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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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Detecting Failure and Bouncing Back

Lori Duggan teaches game design at South Park High School in Pittsburgh, PA. During the semester-long class, students had been working on a game to sell in Spark Tech Studios. While the school year started off well, the momentum seemed to have paused. Ideas for creating a game…

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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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DireLights using Growth as a Process

By Jennifer Stillittano, High School Teacher at Central Coast New Tech High School We all understand the relevance of growth in the world. When you Google “growth” the word that appears in many of the synonyms is process. Let’s agree that growth is the process of expanding, developing…

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Small Town Studios Does Big Things

Engaging in meaningful work that spreads throughout the school and the community is a powerful catalyst for learning, and Michelle David believes this as the founder of Small Town Studios. This educator guides and watches over her 5th-grade students as they build a business at Ramsay Elementary in…

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