The Korda Method has redefined teaching for hundreds of educators around the world. It has equipped them with a 21st century instructional practice and a framework for designing transformative learning experiences that engage students in the real world.

K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Teaching at the intersection of science, business and technology. 


Terry Chou

Joaquin Miller Middle School, California


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K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Developing a vertical model for Gr. 6-12 with a series of classes emphasizing innovation, invention & entrepreneurship.


Jeremy Wickenheiser

DSST Public Schools, Colorado


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History teacher empowers students to be global citizens through service learning.


Alethea Tyner Paradis
Peace Works Travel, California


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K12 Entrepreneurship PBL Workshops - Korda Method

Entrepreneurship educator teaching skills the workforce actually needs.

Sarah Jensen
Nichols School, New York

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slovenia entrepreneurship education

Pioneering entrepreneurship education in Slovenia.


Janez Gorenc
Novo Mesto, Slovenia


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This method has created life-changing learning experiences for thousands of students. They acquire deep knowledge, master critical skills and gain substantive confidence.

Empowering Students to Thrive in the 21st Century


This method has fostered active citizenship in hundreds of communities world-wide. Students solve problems faced by local organizations and businesses, forging meaningful partnerships between classrooms and their community.

CEO Alex Frommeyer and Head of User Experience Jonathan M. Nutt from Beam Dental discuss their experience working with Doris Korda’s Entrepreneurial Studies Program at Hawken School. Student teams created solutions for Beam’s real and urgent business problem.

Program Coordinator Jeremy Hollon from Community Refugee and Immigration Services shares his experience with Pam Reed’s 8th grade Humanities Class at Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls. Student teams created solutions to the Rohingya migration crisis.


This method has been sparking change in hundreds of schools globally. The process of piloting and the results that follow ignite a culture of innovation that spreads organically.

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The Korda Method has been implemented by hundreds of trained educators in a variety of K-12 courses such as entrepreneurship, science, humanities, engineering, technology, math, languages and global studies.

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Wildfire Education® is a nonprofit organization that transforms educators, students and schools using entrepreneurship and problem-based education. Our mission is to Do School Better. We formed in 2017 due to the explosive growth of Hawken School’s Educators Program and the increasing global demand for our services.

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