Discussion Starter: Racial Strife Leads to Campus Unrest
13 November 2015
In the News Columbia, Mo.—Years of simmering racial tension came to a boiling point this week at the University of Missouri, leading to the resignation of two top officials. African-American students, who comprise about eight percent of the state system’s flagship campus, say racist incidents..
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09 November 2015
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Discussion Starter: Teens Use Media 9 Hours Daily, Report Finds
06 November 2015
In the News New York—According to a report from the nonprofit Common Sense Media, teenagers spend about nine hours each day using media for their enjoyment. That doesn’t include media use for homework. Calling the numbers “mind-boggling,” James Steyer, the group’s CEO, said teenagers “spend..
Free Thanksgiving Lesson
04 November 2015
Hey YM Friends, If you didn’t already know this, Ministry Architects produces an awesome downloadable weekly student curriculum called Spice Rack. I’m Sr. Consultant and get to work for Mark DeVries. Here’s your first holiday gift: a free T-day lesson he wrote awhile back for you..
Discussion Starter: Officer Fired After Classroom Confrontation
30 October 2015
Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a discussion-starter that did not include important questions about race in the original version. When this story first broke, race was not the focus of the controversy—but it quickly became the focus. We regret not including this..