‘It’s Not Fair!’ — Teaching Kids The Difference Between Equality And Equity


by Amber Leventry 12, 2021 february

On the basis of the amount of times a time my children declare one thing isn’t fair, you might think they have been the experts on fairness, also called equity. However their knowledge is actually based on envy and rivalry that is sibling. They’re proficient at noticing whenever a sibling has one thing they desire or has received a lot more of something, but everybody having equal amounts of the same task at all times is not just what comprises fairness. Whether my young ones they often receive different treatment and different belongings because the goal in the house is equity and not simply equality like it or not. This is a tricky lesson to teach and can be even tougher at times to listen to their complaints as a parent of three kids who see everything as a resource. Continue reading