Each month, students at Herkimer Elementary School focus on learning how to “Be.” a different character trait. The focus for October is Fair.
Fair means agreeing with what is thought to be right or acceptable. Parents are encouraged to talk with children about how to exemplify fairness at home, at school, and in the community. Below are a few articles that explore different ways parents might talk to children about fairness:
Scholastic.com: “Ages & Stages: Learning About Fairness”
US News & World Report: “How to Talk About Fairness With Your Kids”
Scientific American: “Do Kids Have a Fundamental Sense of Fairness?“