Fairness is hearing all sides to a story, even when it’s hard to see there is another side. This lesson is designed for students to stretch their ability to see the view of others in stories that feel like there is a good and a bad side. Students will be encouraged to think about how a story that they thought they knew looks different when you see the perspective of others.
The horrific and wrongful death of George Floyd has brought the reality of racial injustice to the forefront of American mind’s and dialogue, leaving many to feel unsure how to enter these necessary and important conversations that can positively impact the situation.
Character Education Objective: Students will learn the power of the words they say to one another. Content Objective: Students will create classroom expectations around the words they will use with one another. Language Objective: Students will share out ideas about
Everyone needs friends –– but especially kids. Of course, the prime reason a kid says friends are important is for fun and companionship.
Teach students how to use Two-Way Communication to understand the perspective of other individuals, and use Win-Win Negotiation to reach an equitable solution.
When children can grasp another’s perspective, they are more likely to be empathetic, anticipate the other’s behavior or thinking, handle conflicts peacefully, be less judgmental, value differences, speak up for those who are victimized, and act in ways that are more helpful, comforting, and supportive of others.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for. character education quotations.
You can show good citizenship by being a leader in your school or community. Leadership isn’t a job – it’s an action. Everyone in your family can be a leader.
Moral: Gentle persuasion is stronger than force.