Know them. Pray about them. Ponder their needs.
Review monthly doctrinal topics and available outlines.
Seek the guidance of the Holy Ghost.
Counsel with leaders, young men, and parents.
Pray for inspiration.
Think about the young men and their experiences and circumstances.
Study the resources, and select the activities you would like to use.
Engage the young men.
Adapt your plan according to needs.
Invite the young men to apply what you discuss.
Watch videos from actual classrooms that show teachers using methods that are suggested in the learning activities in the Come, Follow Me outlines.
Teachers are strongly encouraged to download videos before coming to church (see instructions for downloading).
Connect Mutual with what youth are learning by planning activities that reinforce what they learn on Sunday—see the Youth Activities site for ideas.