Standard 8: The student who contributes positively to the learning
community and to society is information literate and practices ethical behavior in regard
to information and information technology.
Standard 9: The student who contributes positively to the learning
community and to society is information literate and participates effectively in groups to
pursue and generate information
American Library Association, c1998
"You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can't possibly live long enough to
make them all yourself."
retreat from your child's life when he or she becomes a teenager. Yes, your child will
demand more freedom and privacy but he or she will need your friendship, support and
caring even more.
Meet your teenager on his or her own ground. Find out the teenager's
interests and share them. Your child may not want to sit with you, but you'll have
something to talk about after the game. Challenge your teenager to a tennis match....or to
doubles with another parent-child team. Tak a class together. Work on a project together
instead of separately.
If a gulf has already started to widen....bridge it. It is never too
late to begin....or resume....doing things with your child.