Falk Marketing Materials 21 Wishes - Page 24

What we Wish for our Children 1 8 15 We want our children to understand that any learning endeavor depends primarily on them. We want our children to have reverence for the natural world. We want our children to know how to handle themselves appropriately in social situations. 2 We want our children to have a deepening understanding of the aesthetic dimension of the world. 16 10 We want our children to understand the validity of their feelings and their responsibility for their actions. We want our children to be aware of the space around them and share in its maintenance. 17 We want our children to know how to make healthy decisions concerning diet and nutrition. We want our children to appreciate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the differences. 18 We want our children to make their best effort in their academic course work. We want our children to have a successful organizational style. We want our children to grow in the experience of doing for others. 19 We want our children to use educational tools in developmentally appropriate ways to deepen understanding. We want our children to acknowledge their debt to the work of others. 20 7 We want our children to understand how to make and maintain a friendship. We want our children to have a deepening relationship with something that arises out of their own personal interests. 3 We want our children to have a growing and deepening intellectual interest in at least one curricular area. 4 5 6 We want our children to have a balanced perspective on contemporary trends and world issues. 9 11 12 13 14 We want our children to engage in physical activities that become meaningful in their lives. We want our children to experience the satisfaction of working with their hands. We want our children to see quiet and relaxation as necessary components of learning. 21 We want our children to develop the ability to be attentive. The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Published in cooperation with the Office of University Communications. 111892-1019