Many times, teachers can forget that not everyone on their friend list is a trusted individual and, more than once, have gotten in trouble for posting something on their Facebook wall that they have later regretted.
Youth Ministry Lessons: As words like “Google” and “Online’ are common occurrences in the vocabularies of children and teenagers, more and more schools are coming up with creative ways to help children navigate the world of the Internet.
Youth Ministry Lessons: For generations the symbol of freedom has been the automobile. Ask any baby boomer and they can probably describe every detail of their first car, but that has been changing and something else seems to be giving teens their freedom.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Craigslist has been a popular site for those looking to buy and sell items online. It’s become a virtual garage sale of sorts where people from all over the country login to hawk their wares… but you need to be careful.
Youth Ministry Resources: We all have seen teens hooked into their technology. But a new study has shown that while teens enjoy their communication over Facebook and text, they desire face to face communication the most.
Youth Group Lessons: How has technology changed the way that we handle love relationships? For many teenagers, physical intimacy involves sharing a deeply personal part of their lives: passwords.
Youth Ministry Curriculum: Parents are often called to limit the amount of “screen time” their children are subjected to. With today’s technology, however, the term “screen time” has come to mean more than just hours sitting in front of the TV.
Youth Group Lessons: Move over mom and dad, in an age of accelerating rates of technological literacy, children view Google as the first to answer a difficult question or find information about a topic.