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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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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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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Founder of the Month: Kim Kriedeman of VIDA Dreamers!

Here at Real World Scholars, we know that rich classroom experiences are created by rockstar educators willing to hand over the reins to students and get out of the way. In fact, the EdCorps Community is made up of educators who do just that! That’s why we’ll be…

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