Course Details:

We will use Precept Ministries In & Out studies as our curriculum. You may select any version you like, but we will use the NASB in class. The curriculum includes these passages, so you do not need to go buy the NASB Bible. Learners have about two hours of weekly homework on top of our live meeting. Please purchase the studies as soon as you can. Each study is linked here: Joshua /ย Judges /ย Ruth / 1 Samuel / 2 Samuel & 1 Chronicles

 

 

Uncover the Truth: Teens Journey Through the Bible

$49.00 / month

Welcome to Uncover the Truth, an engaging and transformative Bible course designed specifically for teens to read through large chunks of the Bible. Dive into the Word of God using Precept Ministries’ materials, where you will learn the inductive method of bible study: observe, interpret, and apply. This course is tailored to help you forge a deep connection with God’s Word and cultivate a personal and impactful relationship with Him. Join us for a weekly live class filled with important discussions, complemented by short daily assignments. This combination gives you the option to remain immersed in God’s Word throughout the week, exploring its depths and applying its truths to your life.

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Description

Study the Bible with Other Teens.

โ€œThereโ€™s a fountain flowing deep and wideโ€ฆ.โ€ Do you remember your children swinging their arms from top and bottom to side and side to illustrate the simple words of that childrenโ€™s song that we rarely explain the significance of? God calls us to meditate (dive into the depths) and study (explore the breadth) of His Word. This Bible series is designed to help your teenager do just that. This marvelous series travels through the sections of the Word of God.ย  Your guide will be a Lemons-Aid teacher who loves the Lord, loves your students, and is running the race with you!

Welcome to Uncover the Truth, an engaging and transformative Bible course designed specifically for teens to read through the Bible. Be transformed by the Scriptures using Precept Ministries’ materials, where you will learn the inductive method of bible study: observe, interpret, and apply. This course is tailored to help you forge a deep connection with God’s Word and cultivate a personal and impactful relationship with Him. We meet weekly for prayer and important discussions, complemented by optional daily assignments. This combination ensures that you remain immersed in God’s Word throughout the week, exploring its depths and applying its truths to your life. The materials offer learners daily homework, earning a Bible or religious studies credit on the high school transcript. Formal grades will be given if needed. Others may choose to take the class more casually and with less homework. The choice is yours.

Course Highlights:
  1. Journey of Biblical Discovery: With the help of the Holy Spirit and Christian teacher, learners study the Bible and uncover rich narratives, characters, and teachings.
  2. Mastering the Study Steps: Gain mastery over the core elements of Bible studyโ€”Observation, Interpretation, and Applicationโ€”in a manner that resonates with teens, equipping them to understand the Bible on a deeper level.
  3. Empowering Your Spiritual Growth: Teens learn to study the Bible independently, ask challenging questions, grow in knowledge and wisdom.
  4. Adaptable Learning Approach:ย Embrace the flexibility to move fluidly between study steps as you grapple with the Bible’s complexities and engage in meaningful discussions.
  5. Interactive Live Sessions:ย Participate in our weekly live class, where you’ll connect with fellow teens, engage in stimulating conversations, and collectively explore the Scriptures.
  6. Daily Deep Dives: Immerse yourself in captivating daily assignments that foster a consistent connection to God’s Word and enhance your understanding.
  7. Tailored for Teens:ย Experience materials curated specifically for teenagers like you, incorporating relatable examples and vivid illustrations that resonate with your stage of life.
  8. Integration into Daily Life:ย Discover how the Bible’s teachings can be interwoven into your everyday experiences, guiding your decisions and supporting your personal growth.
Course Objectives:
  • Equip teens with the tools to independently navigate and comprehend the Bible, fostering a meaningful engagement with its teachings.
  • Ignite a passion for God’s Word by leveraging the inductive approach to Bible study, catering to the unique needs of teenagers.
  • Cultivate a community of young learners who can openly discuss thoughts, questions, and insights in a supportive and engaging virtual environment.

Prepare to embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth. “Uncover the Truth: A Journey through Scripture for Teens” is your gateway to unraveling the wisdom and relevance of the Bible, offering you insights that can shape your beliefs and guide your path forward.

Course Schedule:

September – December: Joshua, Judges, & Ruth
Christmas Break
Jan – Mar: 1 & 2 Samuel and 1 Chronicles

Course Syllabus

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Class Introduction Video

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Taught From a Christian Perspective

Our mission is to equip learners’ minds and shepherd their hearts. We want them to have saving faith in our Lord Jesus Christ and then develop a biblical worldview. This means they view their world, themselves, and God in a way that aligns with what the Bible teaches. This brings great peace and understanding to the believer because we serve a good, sovereign God. This course is taught with these goals in mind. In class, we may pray, read scripture, and discuss how to view the content from a Christian perspective.

We have adoptedย The Masterโ€™s Seminary Doctrinal Statement.

Learners Need Explicit Instruction!

Explicit teaching is a method of instruction students desperately need! It is the opposite of a constructivist philosophy whereby students try to construct meaning themselves.

Well…

Instead of leaving students to magically figure out how to write an essay or read or do a geometry proof, we teach explicitly, which is backed by a large body of evidence, and it’s how Mrs. Lemons teaches her undergraduate and graduate teacher candidates in college to teach! We do it this way because it’s how kids learn.

Explicit instruction is “a structured, systematic, and effective methodology for teaching academic skills. It is called explicit because it is an unambiguous and direct approach to teaching that includes both instructional design and delivery procedures. Explicit instruction is characterized by a series of supports or scaffolds, whereby students are guided through the learning process with clear statements about the purpose and rationale for learning the new skill, clear explanations and demonstrations of the instructional target, and supported practice with feedback until independent mastery has been achieved.”
-Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching by Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes.

Anita Archer trained Mrs. Lemons in workshops, and it changed her teaching. Read a little more about the research behind explicit teaching here and here.


To read more about your teaching and learning methods, read Mrs. Lemons’ blog.

 

The Lemons-Aid Team

Lemons-Aid teachers have a few things in common.
โค๏ธ They love their students and value each of their unique strengths and personalities that make our classes special. Our classes can be described as fun, personal, academic, challenging, and supportive.
๐Ÿคฉ We work to keep learners engaged, so there is always a degree of student accountability for their attention and focus, whether that be through asking them direct questions or by using the chatbox.
๐Ÿ’ญ We know all kids can learn, but sometimes things are hard! To support students, we teach them how to develop effective thinking and learning habits that will bring them success in class and in life.
๐ŸŒŸ Building relationships with students so they know we care about them helps us balance the high expectations we have for them regarding their effort, work quality, and behavior. Our students are encouraged, cared for, and they achieve!

๐™†๐˜ผ๐™๐™€๐™‰ ๐™‡๐™€๐™ˆ๐™Š๐™‰๐™Ž: English Language Arts
#High-Energy #Skilled #Experienced #Relational #Fun
Karen is the Founder of Lemons-Aid. She has a bachelor’s degree in English, a minor in Education, and a master’s degree in Education Administration from Liberty University. With a teaching certificate and a principal’s license in both Washington and Colorado, she has many years of experience teaching English Language Arts and History / Social Studies at the middle school and high school levels. Additionally, she is TESOL and TEFL certified and enjoys teaching English Language Learners from all over the world. She has worked in private and public schools at every level and is currently an affiliate faculty member at Colorado Christian University, supervising teacher candidates in their undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs. She is a teacher of teachers. A homeschool mom herself, she admits that teaching other people’s kids is easier than teaching her own teenage boys! She lives in the Denver, Colorado area where she cheers on the Broncos, Avs, and the Rockies, but her favorite athletes are her own kids who play hockey and baseball!
๐ŸŽฅ Karen’s Intro Video

 

๐‘ฑ๐‘ฌ๐‘ต๐‘ต ๐‘น๐‘ฐ๐‘จ๐‘ณ๐‘ฌ: English Language Arts
#Experienced #Knowledgeable #Empowering #Patient #Rises Above the Ordinary.
As a certified English teacher, Jenn has taught in some capacity over the course of the past twenty-five years. She has taught middle school and high school English classes in both private and public school settings, tutored international ESL students online, developed and taught literature and public speaking classes for a local homeschool co-op, and homeschooled her own two children. Jenn has a bachelorโ€™s degree in English Education. A strong believer in lifelong learning, Jenn has also taken several graduate-level courses related to teaching. Jenn enjoys spending time with her husband, Mark, and their two teenagers. She enjoys taking day trips close to where they live in upstate New York. In her spare time, Jenn enjoys singing and performing in plays. Additionally, she enjoys curling up on the sofa to read a good book. More than likely, one of her four cats will be curled up at her feet.
๐ŸŽฅ Jenn’s Intro Video

๐™†๐™๐™„๐™Ž๐™๐™€๐™‰ ๐™๐™๐™€๐™€๐™ˆ๐˜ผ๐™‰: Elementary
#Fun #Inspiring #LoveForLearning
Kristen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a minor in child psychology from Liberty University. For nearly a decade, she has worked in elementary school classrooms, as a private tutor, and as an online ELL teacher. While passionate about education in general, her favorite subjects to both study and teach are reading, grammar, and writing. She and her husband are actively involved in a church where she works as a Sunday School teacher and Children’s Ministry teacher to ages 4-6. No matter where she is teaching, Kristen tries to find ways to connect with her students and to create an exciting classroom that builds a passion for education. It is her desire to not only teach a subject but also to foster a love of learning which inspires students to want to learn more even once the class is completed. Kristen lives in Virginia with her husband, daughter, and their new baby boy! In her spare time, Kristen loves to create teaching content such as interactive lesson plans, worksheets, and more! She also enjoys doing family outings and crafting.
๐ŸŽฅ Kristen’s Intro Video

๐™ˆ๐™๐™Ž. ๐˜ผ๐™‡๐™„:
Elementary
#Engaging #Fun #Patient #Kind #Encouraging
Ali has a Bachelorโ€™s Degree in Early Childhood Education and has worked with children over the last 11 years. She taught for 6 years in public school, 2 years in Kindergarten and 4 years in First Grade. She has worked as a reading tutor and ESL teacher online for the last 4 years; she has also tutored children in-person in reading, writing, and STEM. Ali believes that every child is a natural learner; she believes that an educatorโ€™s goal is to engage each child in the way that they learn best! She is passionate about creating a safe and FUN environment that teaches the whole child. Each time she enters a classroom, whether it is in-person or online, you can find her singing, playing games, and making learning fun. Ali lives in Missouri, near St. Louis with her husband and fur-child (an 80 lb. German Shepherd who doesnโ€™t know how big he is). In her free time she loves reading, writing, crafts, hiking, working out, and spending time with my family.
๐ŸŽฅ Ali’s Intro Video

๐™†๐™„๐™ˆ๐˜ฝ๐™€๐™๐™‡๐™” ๐™‹๐˜ผ๐™๐™„๐™‰๐™„๐™Ž๐™„: English
#Energetic #Kind #Encouraging #Authentic #Enthusiastic #Guide
Kim loves life, loves people, and loves learning! She views each student as a team member with his or her own unique talents, skills and life experience to bring to the group. She loves helping students expand their knowledge and sharpen their skills to reach their greatest potential. Kim has a Bachelor’s degree from Cairn University in secondary Education with certification in English (NY and PA) and endorsement in music. Her classroom experience has focused on English, PE and Bible education, but she has tutored in a variety of areas including ESL, special ed, math, history, science and music (piano and voice). She lives in northeast PA with her wonderful family. She has homeschooled all of her seven children. The youngest five are still in school and ensure that every day is an adventure. Kim also coaches intramural and competitive sports throughout the year. She loves music, sports, reading and taking long walks up her dirt road admiring wildflowers, listening to birds and reflecting on what she is learning in life!
๐ŸŽฅ Kim’s Intro Video

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