Run from Social Media
01 April 2014
I saw this picture re-tweeted by one of my former students, and it echoes a lot of what I’ve been seeing in the news concerning teenagers on Facebook. According to this article, over 3 million teens have logged out of Facebook over the last three years. While..
Mary Jane is Becoming a Popular Girl
09 April 2014
Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Amongst Adolescents An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com Just last night, “Hunter” texted me before youth group: Don’t mention I said anything but…..can u speak on why it’s a sin to smoke (weed). Then, DURING youth group,..
Discussion Starter: Family Conflict Makes Headlines, Gets Resolved
17 March 2014
In The News Lincoln Park, N.J.—A nasty family spat spilled into public view when 18-year-old Rachel Canning took her parents to court. She accused them of kicking her out of the house and not paying her private-school tuition. Rachel’s parents, Sean and Elizabeth Canning, maintained..
[Fun] Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo
24 March 2014
Clearly, you have a sense of humor. I’m assuming you read the title of this article. Whether or not you know its reference, here you are. Let’s have some fun. According to Wikipedia (which, incidentally, is the exact same phrase that started the French Revolution..
Sexting and Sex in the Lives of Middle School Students
23 July 2014
From Sexting to Sex An article from David R. Smith at TheSource4YM.com We can’t necessarily explain it, but all of us notice it. 6th grade boys avoid girls like the plague…but when they become 7th graders, those same boys do all they can to capture..