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So Mark Zuckerberg teaches a middle school class ‘over in East Menlo Park’

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In a just-published, wide-ranging interview with Wired, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that he is teaching middle schoolers how to become entrepreneurs in addition to running Facebook.

“I teach a middle school class over in East Menlo Park,” Zuckerberg mentioned, after explaining that his wife, Priscilla, “was a teacher when she graduated from Harvard.”

Wired interviewer Steven Levy immediately followed up on that interesting nugget of information.

“You’re teaching a class?” Levy asked.

“Yeah, every week,” Zuckerberg explained. “It’s on how to build a business. Every Tuesday we go over one skill, and each group has a side project. When the class ends, they’ll come to Facebook and sell the products they’ve made, like they’re marketing them.

Full interview: Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook Home, Money, and the Future of Communication