Faculty Publications and Presentations

In The Middle: Teaching the Preadolescent

Samuel J. Smith, Liberty University

Document Type Conference Presentation

Presented at the Association of Christian Schools International in Kansas City, Kansas in October 2009.


An overview of the characteristics and issues related to pre-adolescents and their implications for educational practice. Understanding of pre-adolescent physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual development will be applied to school processes and the teacher’s interaction with middle school students and families.