Middle School Students

Middle School Students

… are young teens entering or about to enter puberty
… experience physical growth that can vary greatly from child to child
… have more developed abstract reasoning
… are developing a capacity for critical reflection
… have an increased attention span
… have great diversity of ability as new skills develop
… experience a stronger sense of peer influence
… still retain respect for parents and other adults
… find it very important that they are accepted for the unique persons they are
… have an increased conscience formation
… seek freedom, but still need structure
… challenge and question beliefs and norms of the community
… are able to be more reflective of themselves and their experiences
… place importance on faith tradition as an anchor and support when everything else is in flux
… need their questions welcomed, and need to be encouraged in their self-expression

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