What is fairness and why does it matter?
Fairness is treating people and ideas with justice and impartiality.
“Make a change and inspire people, because we could always use more fairness in the world!” Steven Danielson 2020 West Valley High School junior. PACE guest columnist January 2020.
“The concept of “fairness” is critical to earning the trust and respect of others.” Bryan Collins Spokane Valley Fire Chief. PACE guest columnist January 2019.
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An easy lesson to use at home or in the classroom to illustrate that “fair isn’t when everyone gets the same thing . . . it’s when everyone gets what they need.”
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,...Read More
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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? ...