Citations with the tag: SEX education for children
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- Needn't vex: The ABC of communicating about topic #1 with kids.
// Health News & Review; Summer95, p11
Reprints tips on how to communicate with children about sex from the booklet `Becoming an Askable Parent.' Description of an askable parent; Details about ordering the booklet.
- School-based programs to reduce sexual risk behaviors: A review of effectiveness.
Kirby, Douglas; Short, Lynn // Public Health Reports; May/Jun94, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p339
Focuses on school-affiliated programs designed to reduce sexual risk-taking behavior and the importance of basing these programs on sound research. Review of the research on these programs and assessment of their impact on behavior; Identification of 23 studies of school-based programs that...
- Time for "The Talk".
Yates, Susan Alexander // Today's Christian Woman; May/Jun99, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p18
Presents guidelines in tackling the sex issue to children. Includes Talk more than once; Communicate the positives; Set standards; Be practical; Involve others; Be forgiving.
- Study finding earlier puberty raises sex ed. questions.
Portner, Jessica // Education Week; 04/16/97, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p3
Stresses the need for sex education beginning on the fifth grade due to early onset of puberty to American girls based on the study by the University of California at Chapel Hill. Chemical exposures that mimic female hormones as primary factor that brought puberty at an early age; Average age...
- Sexuality education works: Here's proof.
Berne, Linda A.; Huberman, Barbara K. // Education Digest; Feb96, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p25
Presents information on comprehensive sexuality education in schools. Arguments concerning effectiveness of abstinence; Concerns on intimate sexual behavior; Abortion as a resolution; Use of condoms; Responsibility of families.
- How to talk to your children about sex and drugs.
Haywood, Richette L.; Jones, Lisa C. // Ebony; Oct1994, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p134
Discusses Charles S. Ballard's work with young black fathers to teach them sexual responsibility. Tips for teaching children about sexual responsibility; Avoidance of the topics of drugs and sex in the black family; Use of family-approved videotapes to expose children to sex; Increase in the...
- Teaching sexuality: Schools supporting families as primary...
Baldwin, Cynthia; Bauer, Karlin Evans // Journal of Humanistic Education & Development; Jun94, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p162
Discusses the important role which parents can play in the development of sexual values for children. Parents preferred by children as the primary source of sexuality education; Normal sexual development within a familial context; Model programs to encourage school counselors to play a...
- Eyes on the prize.
Moore, Andy // Louisville Magazine; Aug97, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p64
Focuses on approaches that parents can use in answering their children's questions on sex. Importance of giving sex information at the right age; Honesty on answering questions.
- How much sex education do kids need?
Moore, Andy // Glamour; Jul95, Vol. 93 Issue 7, p101
Presents readers' views on sex education for children. Topics to be included in sex education; Role played by educating children about contraception in encouraging children to be sexually active; Adequacy of sex education taught in children.
- Parents should be their children's first sex education teachers, pediatricians say.
Moore, Andy // Jet; 11/18/96, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p23
Relates suggestions regarding sex education of children. The key role of parents according to the American Academy of Pediatrics; The need to offset the role of media.
- Sex ed isn't to blame for kids' early sexual activity.
Begany, Timothy // RN; Oct95, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p15
Reports that providing sex education at school will not lead children to have sex at an early age. Analysis results of students for whom school is main source of sex information.
Harper, Todd // Youth Studies Australia; Summer1992, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p11
States that Australian parents are failing to provide enough sex information to their children, as presented in the September 7, 1992 issue of `Age.' Parents' difficulty in accepting the likelihood of their children's engagement in sexual activity.
- Class notes.
Singer, Mark // New Yorker; 06/09/97, Vol. 73 Issue 15, p40
Focuses on the inclusion of sex education in the elementary education curriculum in the United States. Celebration of the Egg Week in the Center School; Life-and-death baby-care simulation; Teaching of pupils about parenthood.
- Say yes to sex ed.
Singer, Mark // Between the Lines (10807551); 5/19/2011, Issue 1920, p12
The author reflects on the issues about teaching sex education lessons to eighth grade students in Saugatuck, Michigan.
- Healthy foundations.
Brick, Peggy // Independent School; Spring92, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p19
Presents a positive approach for children to learn about sexuality. Role of adults in the promotion of a comprehensive sexuality education; Importance of teacher training; Relevant resources on sexuality education.
- At home sex education.
Brick, Peggy // Marriage Partnership; Summer94, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p52
Presents an interview with authors Stanton and Brenna Jones on how parents can learn to discuss sexuality with their children. Reasons why parents fell so uncomfortable talking about sex; Strategies for parents to move beyond the discomfort.
- No is not enough.
Brick, Peggy // Teacher Magazine; Jan95, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p8
Reports on a lawsuit filed by several parents from Hemet, California against their children's school district over a sex education curriculum. Protests regarding the school district's `abstinence only' curriculum; Efforts by parents to seek an injuction to prevent the use of materials promoting...
- When should I talk to my kids about sex?
Curran, Dolores // Marriage Partnership; Fall94, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p74
Discusses when parents should talk to their children concerning sex. Endorsement for church-sponsored parent-child sex education; Sex education in the classroom; Help from Christian bookstores.
- Too much, too soon.
McGovern, Celeste // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/14/94, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p28
Discusses the convention `Communicating About Sexuality: Facing the Challenges,' to be held in Edmonton next week. More than 300 sexual health educators are expected to attend. Sex-ed teachers using AIDS and teen pregnancy to justify expanding their curriculum beyond the clinical program first...
- Education for intimacy.
Etzioni, Amitai // Tikkun; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p38
Discusses the distortions of sex education in schools when it is taught without a moral framework. Development of public school program in teaching sex education; Core of all education programs; Orientation towards sex; Cause of human misery; Agenda for intimacy programs; Emphasis on proper...
- Try a little tenderness.
Gabel, Peter // Tikkun; Mar/Apr97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p42
Responds to Amitai Etzioni's piece on sex education by suggesting that schools should develop a program that might heighten erotic playfulness and tenderness. Primordial urge subject to self-control; Emergence of attraction, sexuality and love in adolescence; Expression of sensual affection;...
- State lawmakers push abstinence-based sex ed.
Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor; 10/5/95, Vol. 87 Issue 218, p3
Reports about the sex education curriculum adopted by schools in North Carolina, Texas, Mississippi and Oklahoma. Merits of curriculum discussed by school authorities; Opposition against curriculum.
- Family life education in the secondary special education classroom: A survey of current trends...
Justice, Laura // Contemporary Education; 1996, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p21
Focuses on the education of persons with mental retardation involving matters of sexual topics. Questionable issue of the preparedness of teacher regarding sex education to special children; Responsibility of special educators to their students; Objectives on student individual education programs.
- ABSTINENCE--ONLY SEX EDUCATION.
Justice, Laura // Electronic Ardell Wellness Report (E-AWR); 2/28/2003, p1
Protests against the decision of U.S. President George W. Bush to promote the 'abstinence-only' form of sex education, developed by Christian Right, in schools all across the country and the expense incurred for restricting dissemination of knowledge of contraception. Criticism raised against...
- Dispatch: SURVEYS AND STUDIES.
Justice, Laura // Advocate; 1/25/79, Issue 259, p15
Reports on a study conducted by researchers on the reluctance of parents to discuss sexual matters with their children. Reasons behind their reluctance.
- `But how does the baby get in there'?
Graeber, Laurel // Redbook; May94, Vol. 183 Issue 1, p192
Features books which aim to help assist parents in initiating sex education with children. Includes `Bellybuttons are Navels,' by Mark Schoen; `How Were You Were Born,' by Joanna Cole; `Where Do Babies Come From?' by Margaret Scheffield; `Did the Sun Shine Before You Were Born? A Sex Education...
- Sex education has no place in primary schools.
Graeber, Laurel // Children & Young People Now; 9/21/2010, p14
The article presents comments from readers on sex education in primary schools, academies, and vocational training in Great Britain.
- Talking To Your Child about Sex.
Sardin, Thelma // Chicago Citizen - Chatham Southeast Edition; 9/5/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 24, p2
The article suggests the parents of Chicago, Illinois to begin open and frank discussion about sex and relationship with their kids during the early childhood stage.
- The Social Health Association helps kids make wise decisions.
Sardin, Thelma // Indianapolis Business Journal; 6/13/94, Vol. 15 Issue 11, Not for Profits of Note p28C
Features the Indianapolis, Indiana-based not-for-profit organization Social Health Association of Central Indiana Inc. 1993 projected income and expenses; Mission statement; Management team; Board of directors; Aims to provide sexuality education to school-age children.
- communityfocus: Talking To Your Child about Sex.
Sardin, Thelma // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition; 9/5/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 44, p2
The article discusses the aspects for parents to consider when having conversation about sex with kids during the early childhood stage such as focusing the conversation on both sex and relationships, helping the kids understand their bodies, and using teaching moments.
- An Anglican bishop stays mum on pro-gay sex-ed.
C.M. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 3/14/94, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p30
Considers the progressive curriculum `Sexual Orientation: Homosexuality, Lesbianism and Homophobia,' introduced in Calgary 18 months ago and touching off a debate from not-so-progressive parents and community members. Anglican Diocese of Toronto's AIDS Committee championed the curriculum;...
- Boys, girls & sex in the nineties.
Klass, Perri // Redbook; Mar94, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p150
Presents guidelines to parents on educating their children about sex. Importance of starting the teaching while the children are young; Children's learning of values from watching parents; Parental obligation to provide complete information on conception, contraception and sexual consequences;...
- Young take action on sex education.
Klass, Perri // Children & Young People Now; 11/23/2010, p24
The article reports on the development of youth advocacy page on the website of Sex Education Forum, which encourages young people to take action to improve sex and relationships education (SRE).
- Tampa Library Boards Keep Controversial Books.
Klass, Perri // School Library Journal; Sep81, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p15
Reports on the controversy concerning several sex-education books kept at the Tampa-Hillsborough County public libraries in Florida. Titles of the books that spurred complaints from parents in the area; Library board's approval of the recommendation to keep the books on the library shelves.
- Gabon: Breaking the silence.
N.K.-D.; Simard, Tony // UNESCO Sources; Mar99, Issue 110, p15
Focuses on the information, education, and communication program launched by the government of Gabon in 1995 to improve general knowledge on reproduction and health issues. Adverse consequences of the outlawing of contraception and abortion in Gabon since 1969; Education of elementary school...
- Baby Buds.
N.K.-D.; Simard, Tony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/6/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7035, p885
Presents an excerpt of a book review concerning sex instruction for children in Great Britain which appeared in the 1896 issue of the `British Medical Journal' periodical. Review of the book `Baby Buds,' by Ellis Ethelmer; Description of the procreation process through the action of pollen on...
- The Growing Years: 3-4 years.
N.K.-D.; Simard, Tony // Australia's Parents; Jun/Jul99, Issue 111, p60
Presents ideas on how to teach children about love, sex and relationships. Importance of sex education to children; Pointers for parents in teaching their children about sexuality; Important component of sexuality education.
- 'Let's talk about sex baby' - not unless you mention marriage, says family trust.
N.K.-D.; Simard, Tony // Children & Young People Now; 9/28/2010, p32
The article offers news briefs related to children and youth services in Great Britain, including the sexual health awareness course being taught in schools, overrating child protection and a 14-year-old accidentally inviting 21,000 people to her birthday party via Facebook.
- The AIDS prevention magic show: Avoiding the tragic with magic.
Lustig, Stuart Lorin // Public Health Reports; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p162
States that teenagers are a crucial target group for interventions concerning AIDS and HIV. Describes an intervention which consists of a 30-minute magic show, in which the tricks explain why sharing needles and choosing sexual partners based on appearance alone can result in AIDS. INSET: AIDS...
- "Is that really what happens?".
Lustig, Stuart Lorin // Parenting School Years; Feb2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p36
The article offers suggestions on how to do damage control when a child finds out about sex and other bodily changes from a friend ahead of a parent which includes asking him what it was that his friend told him and correcting any inaccurate information he heard, explain the reproductive system...
- Surgeon Gen. urges sex ed for students in grades K-12.
Lustig, Stuart Lorin // Jet; 12/20/93, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p38
Reports on US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders' call for sex education starting from kindergarten through 12th grade to reduce the number of children born out of wedlock. Schools' refusal to teach sexuality education as part of health education; Relation of incomprehensive health education...
- Let's talk about sex with Dr. Judy.
Whyte, Sasah; Allen, Reniqua // New York Amsterdam News; 12/16/95, Vol. 86 Issue 50, p20
Presents an interview with radio talk show host Judy Kuriansky on how her show educates children about sex. Sex education according to Kuriansky; Attitude of children and adults about sex; Importance of discussing sex with a parent or older sibling.
- There's nothing wrong with showing authority.
Whyte, Sasah; Allen, Reniqua // Children & Young People Now; 5/4/2010, p14
The article offers perspectives concerning children and youth issues in Great Britain including freedom of youth to develop their own identity, sex education for children, and professionalization of youth work.
- Tampa Council Orders 'Sex-Ed' Books Moved.
Whyte, Sasah; Allen, Reniqua // School Library Journal; Dec81, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p7
Reports on the directive dated November 3, 1981 from the Tampa City Council in Florida ordering the removal of six sex-education books for children from the children's section of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. Details of the controversy over the books; Books classified as...
- Shedding walls.
Evergreen, Merrin J. // Investigating: Australian Primary & Junior Science Journal; Aug98, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p26
Details a story on a Year 7 Science class in Australia on skills development by acting out menstruation. Discussion on a female reproductive system; Responses of students on their roles in the activity; Activity after the skit presentation on menstruation.
- Let's talk about sex.
Pisani, Elizabeth // Prospect; Dec2009, Issue 165, p27
In this article the author discusses aspects of the sex education system in Uganda that must be learned by Great Britain. She remarks on the continuing debate concerning the role of parents and the state concerning the sex education of children in Great Britain in which both are useless at...
- Someone You Know Is Having a Tough Time Talking to Their Children About…um, Stuff.
Dreyer, Jennifer // La Prensa San Diego; 10/28/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 43, p4
The article discusses the difficult times which the parents face while giving sex education to their children and also focuses on the importance of a better interpersonal communication between the family members.
- How much sex education do kids need?
Dreyer, Jennifer // Glamour; May95, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p160
Focuses on the controversy created by American surgeon general Joycelyn Elders for her proposals on sex education for children. Scope of classroom discussion of sexual issues; Education for minimizing problems caused by ignorance of sexual matters; Argument by abstinence-based sexual education...
- GROUP MEMBERSHIP AND STI KNOWLEDGE AMONG ADOLESCENTS: A TEN-YEAR WINDOW.
Murphey, Patti A.; Nagy, Stephen // American Journal of Health Studies; 2002, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p203
STI knowledge levels of 3680 fifteen and sixteen year olds from the same schools were assessed four times over a ten year time span. Results showed that STI knowledge levels among adolescents increased over the ten-year period. Lowest scores were found among African American males and highest...
- Sexuality education and developmental disabilities.
Murphey, Patti A.; Nagy, Stephen // American Family Physician; 05/01/96, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p2202
Focuses on the publication of a document by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which focused on the sexuality education of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Description of the goals and attitudes of sexuality education; Recommendations for parents and physicians;...