Discussion Starter: Cancer Patient Plans Her Own Death
15 October 2014
In The News Portland, Ore.—Faced with aggressive, terminal brain cancer and given less than six months to live, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard plans to take prescribed medication on November 1 to end her life. Maynard’s video about her decision has gone viral, sparking a national discussion..
FREEBIE: Spooky Awesome Trivia Game!
09 October 2014
Hey #YMNation! We’ve got a super-fun game for you to use in youth gatherings during this month. It’s the Spooky Awesome Trivia Game, a powerpoint style game filled with random spooky questions and answers! This is great to use as an icebreaker or as a..
Discussion Starter: Student Fakes Trip Via Social Media
07 October 2014
In The News Amsterdam—For a school project about how the online world is easily manipulated, one design student went to extraordinary lengths. Zilla Van Den Born, 25, said she was going on a five-week trip to Southeast Asia. But after waving goodbye at the airport,..
FREEBIE: Fact or Fiction Game!
02 October 2014
Hey #YMNation! Here’s a really dumb/fun PowerPoint game called “Fact or Fiction: World News Edition” that I made for my youth group a while back. It’s an upfront game. We would divide the room in half. Have a “spokesperson” for each section come up front...
Discussion Starter: Students Protest Anti-Protest Curriculum
29 September 2014
In The News Golden, Colo.—Hundreds of high school students near Denver have been walking out of classes to protest possible history-curriculum changes. For four straight days, students in Jefferson County, Colorado’s second-largest school district, have stood along busy streets during school hours, holding signs supporting..