When we launched the 100 Classrooms project earlier this year, I thought the teaching/learning part would be a one-way street. I teach; they learn.
After covering the basics of philanthropy and the vocabulary of professional grant makers, each class, regardless of age, is taken through a series of decision-making steps. If they have elected to become human services grant makers, I ask them to list everything people, animals, and the planet need to survive. Quickly, the board fills with words like air, water, houses, and food.Read More