This blog was created to provide up-to-date, clear, medically accurate information that helps teens better understand their sexual health and activity. As well as the precautionary measures and effects that premarital/unsafe sex can cause.
Sex Involving Teens:
Fact:One in two sexually active young people will contract an STD by age 25. Find a health center and get tested.
Standard 1: The student will demonstrate the ability to implement decision making and goal setting skills to promote his/her personal health and wellness, thereby enhancing quality of life for him/herself and those around him/her
Learning Expectations: 1.1 Analyze the effectiveness of personal decision making as it relates to future health and wellness outcomes.
1.5 Identify choices and examine alternatives and consequences of each choice when making decisions as it relates to healthy living.
SPI:Identify sexual feelings common to adolescents and differeniate between having sexual feelings and acting on them.
SPI:Identify reasons for abstaining from sexual activity (e.g. unplanned pregnancy, infections, infertility, and life -long wellness.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Sex Education in Schools?
Should sex education be taught in schools? Do you think sex education in schools would help prevent teen sex? Teen pregnancy? Teens contracting STD's?
Will teaching sex education in schools help or hurt?
Question Reflection: Blog: To Do It or Not To Do It...
1. One thing that I learned today was?
2. One thing that surprised me today was?
3. If this blog was sent to your friend, what do you think you will have to tell them?
4. What was helpful about how we structured this project?
5. What other ways could we have presented the material to better suit your learning style?
(Post answes under blog)
Wise Words to Ponder...
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give....Winston Churchill
Live as if you wereto die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever....Gandhiji
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him....Buddha