Student-led Businesses Make a Big Impact Thanks to Donation Matching Campaign

Student-led businesses in four US cities recently completed their school year by making donations to charitable causes as part of Harbor Freight EdCorps, a partnership between Real World Scholars and Harbor Freight Tools for Schools that supports classroom-based businesses across the country. Following a successful year during which…

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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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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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First Sale Celebrations

Ah, the first sale. There’s nothing quite like it. High fives, dance moves, double takes: someone you don’t know chose to purchase something you created. Wow! Selling items all of us need — books, sunscreen, pet toys — the EdCorp, Some Needs We All Need, was founded by…

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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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