What is caring and why does it matter?
Caring is showing a genuine concern for the welfare of others and being a kind, supportive helper.
“Tragedies happen every day and test our strength and resilience; but great things happen when communities come together, caring for one another.” Jared Bradford, Spokane Valley Firefighters’ Benevolent Association. PACE guest columnist December 2017.
“Each moment we put ourselves aside and think of others, the large community we live in becomes much smaller place and gives us a sense of community!” Wendy Van Orman, PACE Board Member and guest columnist December 2019.
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Do you make a decision each day to be nice? Do you teach your children or students to do so? Or, better yet, do you model that behavior?Read More
Caring in the trait for December. Kindness.org is great source for inspiration and for you to share your own story.Read More
Spokane County Library Suggests …
Caring Reading List
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
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? ...