September 2016


We hope this issue will help children understand the importance of being trustworthy. We also hope to help them learn to distinguish between being honest and being unnecessarily hurtful.

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Do 1 Thing

What is Do 1 Thing? Often we think we have to do big things to make a difference in the world. But little things can be really important, too! Challenge yourself to Do 1 Thing (from this list or your own ideas) each week to make a difference. Then challenge your family and friends to join you! more

09/09/2016 at 08:00 am

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Using September 2016 in Families

Here are some ideas for using the September issue of Pockets, on the theme of Honesty, with your family:

Read “Just Kidding!” on pp. 10-12 and talk about the difference between kidding and lying. When does joking around cross the line into dishonesty? What can happen when we forget the difference?


09/01/2016 at 12:30 pm


About the September 2016 issue

September 2016—Honesty

Honesty is essential to every healthy, trusting relationship. Yet dishonesty seems to be all around us. Elite athletes use performance-enhancing drugs and lie about it. Students plagiarize papers from on-line sources. Educators alter student answers on standardized tests to make their schools look better (and score bonuses for themselves). more

09/01/2016 at 11:15 am

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