While most students spend their entire academic careers focused on the letters A, B, C, D or F, many schools are considering using a similar system to help parents see the importance of being involved in their children’s education.
Youth Group Lessons: If you were to ask one hundred teenagers to describe their high school, you would receive a myriad of responses. And according to a new documentary, the descriptions wouldn’t be positive at all.
Youth Lessons: Going back to the days of one room school houses, parents would not have batted an eye if their child received hand slaps with a ruler or was spanked with a wooden paddle by the teacher.
Youth Ministry Lessons: If teenagers had to list the most important subjects to master before graduation, they would probably list things like English, Geometry, and U.S. History, but what about personal finance?
Youth Group Lessons: It is no shock that college students drink. If that were the findings of any study, those reading the results might wonder how much money was spent to prove something that doesn’t even need scientific data.
Youth Lessons: Here is one to ask your students: If you received bad grades, how would your parents discipline you? Would you be grounded? Lose privileges?… Would you be forced to stand at an intersection showing your bad grades?
Youth Ministry Resources: It’s a story that has shocked parents, educators and students all around the nation. It is the story of a teacher that abused his position as an elementary school teacher to force hundreds of students into inappropriate sexual activity.
Youth Lessons: All of the sudden it seems the signs and symbols of the Christmas season are becoming offensive and even illegal to display. But one school is standing its ground and decided to keep Christ in Christmas, even at the risk of offending.
Many teenagers will push the boundaries when they feel their personal identity has been attacked. When a school’s rules seem too constrictive, it can even put parents on the defensive.
Police cars showing up at elementary schools seems to be making headlines more and more. Recently a six-year-old was taken into police custody after kicking his principal and becoming increasingly out of control.
A student was kicked out of school for 55 days, because of his affinity for oregano and practical jokes. He didn’t bring drugs onto the campus of the school, but he now finds himself serving out the sentence as if he did.