Guest Column: Fairness

Fairness by Jingle Gorton

What is fairness?

I asked the resident expert at home, my 8-year-old third-grader, what she thinks fairness is. In answer, she said that fair means equal. To illustrate her point, she gave an example of having two cookies compared to her younger brother,…

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January: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests…
Fairness List

K-2

An ABC of Equality by Chana Ginelle Ewing
Feast of Peas by Kashmira Sheth
Hot, Hot Pancakes! by Kimura Yuichi
Little Taco Truck by Tanya Valentine
Two for Me,

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Character Moments for Families – Fairness

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

January – Fairness
Treating people and ideas with justice and impartiality

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    What is “fairness?” How do you know when something is unfair?
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Character Moments for Families

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

January – Fairness
Treating people and ideas with justice and impartiality

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    What is “fairness?” How do you know when something is unfair?
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December: Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List

K-2

A Map Into the World / Kao Kalia Yang
Our Class is a Family / Shannon Olsen
Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light / Apryl Stott
Sticks and Stones / Patricia Polacco
The Buddy Bench / Patty Brozo
Tiny T….

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Character Moments for Families – December

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

December – Caring
Positively contributing to society and community as well as dutifully respecting authority and the law

  • TALK – use this prompt to start a conversation with your family about this month’s character trait:
    How do you show care for those around you?
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Guest Column: Caring

Caring by by Kaidy Lidstone-Koffel, East Valley Middle School Student

Caring is when you support others. You show people caring when you help them with their work. If someone drops something like papers in a hallway you should always see if they need help and if so,…

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Guest Column: Citizenship

The Braveries of Citizenship by Aisha Abdurhuman

Practicing citizenship is vital to being a good citizen, but it takes a lot of bravery. It harbors many responsibilities, and in order to meet those, citizens must see beyond themselves as individuals and meet the needs of society,…

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Posters, Banners and Graphics – Oh My!

Banners and graphics are available to display the the traits of the month in your school, home or business. These can be printed or inserted into newsletters or social media.

We are in to process of designing new monthly posters,…

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Character Moments for Families for Responsibility

Below are three easy ideas to stimulate family conversation and activity to explore character concepts, aligned with your child’s school PACE character education program.

October – Responsibility
Living a set of values which included honesty, respect for others,

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Guest Column: Respect

My wife and I have five children ages 8 and under. As parents, we often consider what we are teaching our children. One evening while we sat at the dinner table trying to begin our meal, most of our kids were misbehaving….

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