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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Giving Is In Students’ Hands

The (iSH) Co. exemplifies the meaning of putting control “in students’ hands,” which is what the company name stands for and what EdCorps Founder of the Month Megan Smith strives to achieve. The students do this by connecting their technology and making activities to business building and giving….

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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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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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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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