In2edu I.C.T. Resources Enhancing Education & Learning

LO's for Fairness: 
  • Identify what fairness is. Understand what is fair and unfair.
  • Learn that fairness helps us collaborate and work with others.
  • Understand being a person with fairness can have PMI's.
LO's for Values:
  • That values help us to stand tall and strong when others fall over.
  • That values enable us to become people who can lead.
  • That we can see different points of views (POV) about values.
Meaning and Root Words
What can you discover about this word? 

Great Fairness Videos/Media

Health and Values Education Posters Banners and Resources
More Movies:
Above the Law
Tear it Up

Media Questions/Activities
  • Use less than 30 words to retell the important message of your chosen video. 
  • Use 100 words to retell the message of the video.
  • Reflect on: How does the chosen video relate to fairness? What stops fairness in the movie? What improves or enhances fairness?
  • Take 5 pictures to tell a story of fairness.

Bible on Fairness
A number of verses from the best selling book in the world, the Bible. Are these mostly for or against fairness?

Activities
  1. Why not create a short media item (picture or movie and upload to our Media Gallery Competition for this topic.)
  2. Write in your blog about how you show fairness at home and school, in teams and in community. What could be your next step in showing fairness?
  3. Why not write a guest blog for your school or class "iNoticed" blog? Just spotting someone showing fairness and write about it. Send it to Mr Grieve for checking and publishing.
  4. What person best shows fairness? Create a Wordle or Taxedo with words that summarise their life and and achievements. Make sure fairness is large.
  5. How does fairness connect with your school-wide year theme? Write a paragraph about this.
  6. Take a Picture - Create a short 30sec video - a movie trailer Upload these to our media gallery on the topic of fairness. A picture can say a thousand words apparently - maybe even one from your class activity.
  7. Look at the fairness Quotes below. Pick one for a poster. Can you add items that will illustrate this quote further?
  8. Current Events: Bring in articles from newspapers and magazines describing situations in which fairness is being displayed. Talk/write about who is demonstrating the form of fairness.
  9. Do a PMI on fairness.
  10. Look at fairness through the six thinking hats.
  11. Discuss fairness at home with emphasis on showing fairness to others instead of demanding fair treatment for themselves.
  12. List ways people want to be treated fairly. Remind the class that equity is applying the same rules for the same circumstances (like age, responsibilities, maturity, finances, time available).
  13. Talk about fairness in self assessment and peer assessment.
  14. What is God more interested in; Fairness or Justice?
  15. Invite a panel of family members to discuss fairness in the family. Record thoughts in blog, poster, Seesaw iPad app etc.
Fairness Quotes
Quotes

Poems to check out
Can you write a poem with the letters of the word fairness, one each at the beginning of each line?

More Questions to Discuss
  • Can you think of some interesting other ways to gain the reputation of being a person with fairness?
  • Why is fairness so important in relationships?
  • How is fairness a journey?
  • Can animals show fairness?
  • What can you do to make this a world with more fairness?
  • Do you consider yourself to be a person with fairness? Why, or why not? 
  • What does fairness have to do with the quality of your character?
  • Can having fairness be fun?
  • Can having fairness be collaborative? 

Other Resources
Fairness thoughts and stories
resources_values
fairness_school_activities
fairness_value
Fairness Banner Resource