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The Healthy Sex Talk: Teaching Kids Consent, Ages 1-21

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Key resources / Teaching in HPE / Home - Health & PE You are here: Key resources for teaching Health Education, Physical Education, and Home Economics. The following resource material can be used for teaching and learning programmes. All programmes should be based on the needs of students and guided by The New Zealand Curriculum (2007). In Tune — Tweed Couch Games In Tune is a game that deals with bodies, their interactions, and giving/withholding consent. Players are asked to negotiate and communicate their own physical boundaries with a partner using skin-to-skin contact as the main controller of the game. Its goal is to develop players’ skills and ability to navigate consent and physical interactions while hopefully provoking thought about how daily interactions with people and the space around them also involves similarly complicated negotiations.

Health and physical education / Learning areas / The New Zealand Curriculum He oranga ngākau, he pikinga waiora. In health and physical education, the focus is on the well-being of the students themselves, of other people, and of society through learning in health-related and movement contexts. Four underlying and interdependent concepts are at the heart of this learning area: Hauora1 – a Māori philosophy of well-being that includes the dimensions taha wairua, taha hinengaro, taha tinana, and taha whānau, each one influencing and supporting the others.

Teaching Consent in Your Classroom Disclaimer: We acknowledge that there are many different words that individuals use to describe themselves after experiencing sexual assault. In this article, we use the term ‘survivor’ for the sake of consistency. We acknowledge that there are many different ways of processing sexual violence, and we believe each individual person should choose the language that they are most comfortable with. Before we begin, all of us at SexInfo Online would like to thank you for your initiative in becoming well-educated on the topic of consent. By choosing a career in education, your words and hard work will directly impact the world through the minds you shape. Thank you for coming to our website and for exploring additional research to strengthen your sex education curriculum.

KiwiDex The KiwiDex manual provides a range of ideas and games for teachers and physical activity providers. Fun, informal activities develop the basic movement skills used in sport and other physical activities. They encourage kids to be spontaneous and creative, and give them the enthusiasm and confidence to move into sport and stay involved. The activities can be adapted to suit the children, facilities, and people available to lead them. Download KiwiDex

A Mighty Girl Spotlight: Talking with Younger Girls about their Bodies By Katherine Handcock, A Mighty Girl Senior Research Intern Since the moment someone said, “It’s a girl” or “It’s a boy”, sex has been a part of your child’s life. And while there has been at least one highly publicized (and debated) effort to raise a baby without gender, the truth is that, sooner or later, every child will notice how their body is the same, or different, from other bodies. We Tell Kids to 'Go to Sleep!' We Need to Teach Them Why. Photo We tell children why it’s important to eat their vegetables. We tell them why they need to get outside and run around.

The Consensual Project You’ve seen our vision, but now it’s time to enjoy the action. Consensually, of course. We believe that hands down, the best way to step up your game is consent. 25 Of The Most Dangerous And Unusual Journeys To School In The World To the delight (or dismay) of millions, the school season is beginning in many countries throughout the world. But it’s important not to forget that, in some parts of the world, school can be a hard-won luxury. Many children throughout the world have to take the most incredible and unimaginable routes in order to receive the education that some of us may take for granted. This list we collected will show you just how determined some children can be when it comes to getting an education. According to UNESCO, progress in connecting children to schools has slowed down over the past five years.

Queering Sexual Education - Teen Health Source By Teen Health Source What would Queering Sexual Education look like? Queering Sex Ed (QSE) is a new project at Planned Parenthood Toronto, developing a sex ed resource with and for LGBTQ youth. The information and resources below have been created by the Queering Sex Ed Youth Advisory Committee.

If She’s Not Having Fun You Have To Stop This is about the nuts-and-bolts of how the work gets done. This is about parenting the next generation. A boy and a girl run around on the grass at the park. The boy tackles the girl. The girl laughs. Yes, No, Maybe So: A Sexual Inventory Stocklist Clear, truthful and open communication is a must with partnered sex. It's the best way to assure everyone is fully and freely consenting as well as physically and emotionally safe; to help sex and sexual relationships be as satisfying, positive and awesome as they can be. We can't just know or guess what we or others want or need, like or dislike, are or are not okay with: we need to communicate those things and have them communicated to us. Starting deep and honest communication about sex can be daunting, especially in areas which can be more loaded, tricky or where we feel vulnerable. Someone might ask what you do or don't like, or what may or may not be okay with you, and you may find you -- or a partner, when they're asked -- have a hard time knowing how to respond.