Berkeley Teachers Let Them Play

In May of this year, we came across a New York Times article by David Kohn called “Let the Kids Learn Through Play.” At the time, we were promoting some Friends & Family Grants from Berkeley preschool teachers trying to bring more play into their classrooms. These teachers already felt strongly about the points of […]

Teachers Reflect on 2014-2015 Classroom Grants

Berkeley Public Schools Fund Classroom Grants have been a staple of Berkeley public school classrooms since 1984. Some projects are small, requesting consumable classroom supplies or a single field trip. Other applications tackle bigger, innovative ideas: socio-emotional training, STEM curriculum, literacy materials. All of these 300+ yearly applications are brought to the Schools Fund Grants Committee and reviewed […]