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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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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Proud to be Kids Who Can Help Other Kids

By Sherrie Silvio As I began the second year building Heroes with Heart with my students, this was a snippet of the conversation I had with my class. Me: “Why did you want to continue and grow the business this year?” The students: “We think this is fun…

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Community Connections: A Different Kind of Pizza Party

FH Grows, a student-run business that sells produce grown in the school garden, is one of three EdCorps that make up the Fair Haven Innovates program at Fair Haven Public School. For the seventh grade class (and teacher, Chris Aviles), gardening is a new adventure, but the class…

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Team RWS: What We’ve Been Up To

Ah summer – no matter where you live, there is something about the season that says, “time to have some fun”. It’s watermelon, BBQs, and long weekends. For us, it’s also conferences, traveling, and working hard to launch the greatest year for EdCorps yet! We’ve been busy these…

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