With all the benefits of family engagement related to sex education, schools are wise to forge a strong home-school partnership that will keep children and adolescents safe and healthy. Family Engagement 3 is the third in a five-part series.
Anticipating these possible times when parents and teachers clash can help everyone work together more smoothly. Family Engagement 2 is the second in a five-part series.
Did you get a good puberty education when you needed it? Sadly, most parents and caregivers did not. That is why I'm offering “puberty tips for parents.”
Here are four reasons to use inclusive language, what happens if we aren’t inclusive, and examples of how to be more inclusive.
If you are feeling alone and exhausted, please consider joining your fellow puberty teachers in “Teachers Talk Puberty.”
How do I talk about what is being seen on the internet? Talking with your child about porn is important.
Successful Virtual Sex Ed Several educators have contacted me with their concerns about teaching puberty education to students who are learning at home because of virtual or hybrid classes. Here are 10 tips and strategies for successful virtual sex ed.…
A concerned parent contacted me with these great questions about early development during puberty.
A concerned parent contacted me with these great questions about bathroom privacy.
It is tempting to think fifth graders aren’t ready to learn about puberty and sexuality. After all, they’re just children, right? Yes, fifth graders are typically 10 and 11 years old. However, they have many characteristics that make it important to teach…
During the pandemic, more people who are sheltering in place have turned to online sexually explicit images (porn, pornography) for entertainment.