Talking Body, Body Parts and Sexuality

Some basic pointers to keep in mind while talking body, body parts and sexuality in the classroom

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Don’t isolate the subject and treat it as a ‘special class’. Weave it into the fabric of the curriculum and classroom.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okBe Prepared. Be Confident. Be Composed.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okYou don’t need to teach the entire topic in one sitting. Know your students. If they are feeling awkward, stop and continue at a later time.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okDraw Out and Maintain Boundaries during the sessions.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okUse Inclusive Language and Proper Terminology.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okRespect the rights, safety and confidentiality of the child.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okWork with the Parents.

1361801780_monotone_check_yes_okBe non-judgemental and respectful of differing values and opinions.

Videos can be a great tool to iniate this conversation in a classroom setting. Click here to visit our Videos page.

Tarshi’s Orange Book is a workbook for teachers with 28 exercises on imparting comprehensive sexual education with confidence and ease. It is complemented by The Yellow Book: A Parents’ Guide to Sexuality Education, which is filled with tips and tools, information and advice on talking with young people about sexuality. Click the thumbnail below to purchase it:-

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A teacher provides a list of 10 of the most helpful tips on how to communicate sex education to your students in this insightful blog post. Click here to read.