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Teaching Sexual Health

But I don't know much about teen sexuality. How do I get started?
What can I do to make this experience easier and more enjoyable?

But I don't know much about teen sexuality. How do I get started?

Teachers often feel nervous before they talk with students about sexuality. Part of this apprehension may stem from a basic lack of knowledge. One of the best ways to increase your comfort level with the subject matter is to consult various resources. This teacher guide is designed to provide you with valuable background information concerning adolescent sexuality.

Now that I know more, how do I prepare to teach my students?

When teachers take the time to prepare themselves for the task, they normally find their classes run very smoothly.

  • Consider your own feelings
  • Familiarise yourself with the topic
  • Be prepared for common questions
  • Practice answering questions

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