Table Talk – The Code, by Russ Keleman

Today’s Table Talk is by my friend Russ Keleman. One thing about Russ … he’s connected with kids.  He served on staff at Young Life for years and now teaches teens in the Dallas Independent School District. I asked him to opine on the issue of teen/tween apathy as it relates to life and education. Thanks, Russ! …  and thanks for walking the road with me. -Kay   Usually when a child has an “attitude about school that isn’t so good”, it’s because they’re experiencing trouble connecting with others at school (friends, teachers, etc) and/or aren’t feeling successful at school.  They also could be being picked on, made fun of or bullied.  The best way to find out is to talk to them.  And not just when they are upset.  Be an active listener.  Ask lots of
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