Tag: Social justice

Learning about Racial and Social Justice at Home

We have a set of responsibilities as parents this (and every) school year in educating our children to think and act with social awareness. One of these responsibilities is their racial and cultural education. Though numerous schools will not adequately address learning about racism, its origins, understanding white privilege and power, and what it means …

Expanding Social Awareness and Teaching Activism through Your Summer Reading

Widen Your Family’s Circle of Concern through Children’s Literature When we consider our child’s daily interactions with others, they may not get the kind of exposure to various skin tones, cultures, differing belief systems, or other income levels to expand their circle of concern. We want to raise socially aware and inclusive kids who are …

Elements of a Confident Kid… Being Helpful

helpful /help-fel/ making it easier to do a job, deal with a problem willing to help other people1 About Being Helpful and Being Helped: The ability to help others requires self-awareness and social awareness. The helper must identify ways in which he can contribute to solving other’s problems or promoting another’s well-being. He must also have …

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