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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EdCorps Sell Alongside Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs at Handmade Arcade

Alongside more than 200 artisan craft makers, several EdCorps had the opportunity to show off their student-run businesses at the annual Handmade Arcade in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. For fourteen years, Handmade Arcade has been providing opportunities for artisans to connect with the community through making, sharing,…

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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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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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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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