Kids Love the Interwebs

December 31, 2010 at 6:29 PM

At the Huffington Post, “philanthropy wonk” Lucy Bernholz describes a great new way for would-be givers to efficiently research charities online: Have a 10-year-old do it:

I told her to send her son to the websites of each of the organizations on her list. With a pen and paper. Give him 20 minutes per site to answer the following questions:

  • What does the organization do?
  • How do they do it?
  • How do they know if they are making a difference?

His task was to answer these questions for each organization.

This seems like it might be a good way to get kids interested and invested in giving at an early age.

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