Help! I'm a Junior High Youth Worker!

50 Ways to Survive and Thrive in Ministry to Early Adolescents
Author(s): Mark Oestreicher
Original Publish Date: Oct 05, 2010
Product Number: EB00619970
Released: Aug 06, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780310852209
Publisher: Zondervan
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To Be a Junior High Youth Worker...?akes a distinct kind of adult, just as junior highers are a distinct kind of people. Betwixt and between though they may be, early adolescents are as capable of a genuine spiritual understanding and growth as high schoolers.It's just that junior highers absorb Bible teaching and demonstrate their spirituality—well, differently. Help! I'm a Junior High Youth Worker! is your primer for understanding young teenagers, then teaching them with a mind-set and with methods that fit them.First Things First. Three axioms that define your territory as a junior high youth worker.So Just What Is a Junior Higher, Anyway? The essence of early adolescence: the need for appropriate rules...?he dilemma of throwing sixth graders and eighth graders together in the same program...?mall is good.Developmentally Speaking. Changes junior highers enjoy and endure cognitively, emotionally, socially, spiritually...?heir changing relationships with parents...?ndividuation and hair under their arms.Time to Teach! Your required dose of pedagogy: the case for fun learning...?en top teaching topics for middle school ministry...?ow simulations, role plays, and storytelling can be your best teaching methods for early adolescents.Faith Outside the Youth Room. Spiritual discipleship for middle schoolers: they don't have to be high schoolers to begin forming habits of prayers, service, and outreach.Help! I'm a Junior High Youth Worker! is help at hand surviving and thriving in ministry to early adolescents.

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