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School Health Sex Education Kit

The School Health Sex Education Kit is an excellent, comprehensive resource geared specifically to teaching students in grades 3 – 12. From 25 Great Lessons on Sexual Orientation, a resource for teaching on sexual orientation to Teaching Safer Sex, Abridged Edition, the topics include puberty education, healthy relationships, consent, gamified lesson plans, dealing with technology, contraception,… Read more »

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Sex Ed Facts

Below you will find a collection of Sex Ed Facts that will help to educate you about the subject’s described while providing you with the tools to teach these topics to others. Each links to detailed lesson plans that can be used to further the discussion. TEACHING ABOUT SEMINAL EMISSIONS THIS AND THAT: Using Correct… Read more »

DEFINING SEXUAL HEALTH

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Kirsten deFur, MPH Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Define the term sexual health. 2. Identify at least two indicators of sexual health. 3. Identify at least two things they can do to improve or protect their sexual health…. Read more »

SEXUAL HEALTH IN PRIME TIME

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify basic characteristics of sexual health. 2. Assess the sexual health of a fictional character, using criteria established by the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) in “Life Behaviors of… Read more »

SAFER SEX

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION The Basics Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify three values, attitudes and assumptions people might hold regarding safer sex decisions. 2. Describe three key facts regarding sexual safety. 3. Assess their own risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Rationale… Read more »

ORAL SEX AND ABSTINENCE

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Nora Gelperin, MEd Objectives By the end of this lesson plan, participants will be able to: 1. Clarify their beliefs about abstinence and whether or not oral sex is congruent with their personal abstinence definitions. 2. Recognize the variety of attitudes about oral sex and abstinence…. Read more »

SEX, DRUGS, AND HEALTHY DECISIONS

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Jennifer Reynolds Valerio and Doris Moran Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Recognize how alcohol and other drugs can influence sexual decision-making. 2. Review basic facts about sexuality and substance use. 3. Examine potentially risky situations and identify ways… Read more »

SENSUALLY SEXY SAFER SEX

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Melissa Keyes DiGioia Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe how the senses can be stimulated through specialized condom features. 2. Explain how the specialized features available in some condoms can increase sexual pleasure. 3. List one important message people… Read more »

INCLUSIVE SAFER SEX

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Eli R. Green, MA, MEd Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify at least two safer sex methods that can be used, regardless of the person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. 2. Apply safer sex knowledge to advise others… Read more »

STEREOTYPES AND SAFER SEX

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Cultural Considerations for Addressing Risk for STIs By Vivian Cortés, MPH Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify sexual stereotypes that may be associated with various populations. 2. Explain how stereotypes may be related to behaviors that put various populations at risk for sexually transmitted infections such as HIV/AIDS. 3. Identify ways to address risk within various cultural populations. Rationale The HIV/AIDS epidemic is a threat to everyone; however there are certain populations… Read more »

SAFER CYBER SEX

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Exploring Online Relationships By Jessica Shields, CHES Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe the benefits and possible safety concerns of using the Internet. 2. Identify ways to use the Internet responsibly. 3. Explain how the Internet might enhance relationships… Read more »

SEX: A DECISION FOR TWO

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe how the concept of “safer sex” includes being safe from unwanted sexual activity. 2. Identify how traditional sex-role expectations may program girls to be victims and boys to be offenders. 3. Explain how… Read more »

SEX, SEX, EVERYWHERE!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Sexually Explicit Media and Teens By Catherine H. M. Dukes, PhD and Rebecca Roberts, MEd   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Define sexually explicit media (SEM) and provide examples of SEM. 2. Identify myths and facts about SEM. 3…. Read more »

High School Kit

This kit is aimed at educators teaching high school students about healthy relationships, sexual orientation, navigating the internet and sexuality.  This kit includes 25 Great Lessons on Sexual Orientation Great Mentoring Positive Images Sex Ed in the Digital Age, Vols 1 and 2 Teaching Safer Sex Abridged edition Unequal Partners, Vol 1

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Masturbation Lesson Plan

Download Your Lesson Plan Here! Happy National Masturbation Month! Celebrate this “Touchy Subject” with a free masturbation lesson plan! Download Your Lesson Plan Here! Be sure to order a copy of Teaching Safer Sex for more comprehensive lessons plans here!

FRAN AND FRED

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Two Stories About Growing Up   OBJECTIVES: Participants will: 1. Demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge about menstruation and seminal emissions. 2. Develop an understanding of the range of feelings that exist among class members in regard to seminal emissions and menstruation. 3. Show an awareness… Read more »

FIGURING OUT OUTERCOURSE

LESSON PLAN · MAKING SENSE OF ABSTINENCE · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION OBJECTIVES: Participants will: 1. Discover that positive feelings usually associated with sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal, or oral) can also be experienced without intercourse. 2. Understand that engaging in outercourse (sexual behaviors without intercourse) allows a couple to experience sensual pleasures without the… Read more »

I FEEL GOOD!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Sexual Pleasure…Definitions and Values by Kirsten deFur, MPH Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Define the term pleasure. 2. List at least two influences on the development of values about sexual pleasure. 3. Identify one way that pleasure is related… Read more »

STI BINGO

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Name three examples of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 2. List two ways that STIs can be transmitted. 3. Correctly name two prevention techniques people can use to eliminate or reduce their risk of contracting… Read more »

DON’T PASS IT ALONG

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain how easily a sexually transmitted infection (STI) can spread with unprotected intercourse. 2. Describe how common STIs are in the United States and explain the differences between bacterial STIs and viral 3. Assess… Read more »

THE ABC’s OF HPV

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe what HPV is and how it is transmitted. 2. Identify the most serious effects of HPV on women and men. 3. Explain how to prevent HPV. Rationale The incidence of HPV infectivity is… Read more »

“YOU’RE OUT, BASEBALL!”

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION A Healthier, More Equitable, Satisfying, and Safer Model for Sexual Activity By Al Vernacchio, MSEd Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Write their own definitions of the term having sex and make a comparison between it and the more inclusive… Read more »

MASTURBATION

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 A Safe, but Touchy Subject Objectives By the end of the lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify basic facts and common myths about masturbation. 2. Examine common attitudes and their own feelings about masturbation. 3. Explain why masturbation is a healthy and safe form of… Read more »

MAKING SENSE OF ABSTINENCE

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Distinguish between different definitions of sexual abstinence from public health sources, books, websites, etc., and their motivations and reasons for valuing abstinence. 2. Understand that abstinence is a conscious choice for any time and… Read more »

FIGURING OUT OUTERCOURSE

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain that positive feelings usually associated with sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal or oral) can also be experienced without intercourse. 2. Describe how engaging in outercourse (sexual behaviors without intercourse) allows a couple to experience… Read more »

SECURING THE BACK DOOR

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION A Guide to Safer Anal Sex By Megan Andelloux Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Distinguish between facts and myths about anal sex. 2. Recognize the basic parts of anal and rectal anatomy. 3. Identify safer sex precautions that one… Read more »

THE CONDOM LINEUP

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Carolyn Cooperman, MA, LCSW Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify factors that influence effective condom usage. 2. Describe the steps of correct condom use. 3. Demonstrate increased comfort with initiating conversation about safer sex and condom use. Rationale… Read more »

CHOOSING CONDOMS, CHOOSING LUBES

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe common feelings and attitudes about the meaning of using a condom. 2. Identify the most recent data regarding the effectiveness of condoms. 3. Evaluate a variety of brands and types of condoms and… Read more »

THE PEOPLE PROBLEM

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION When Condoms Don’t Work   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. List facts about condom manufacturing, testing and quality control in the United States today. 2. Explain how improper usage can weaken latex condoms. 3. Identify problems people have in… Read more »

PERSONALS

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Portrait of a Successful Condom User Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify the qualities they would expect in a person with whom they would have an intimate relationship. 2. Describe the characteristics of a person who would be a… Read more »

YOUTH: CHOOSE PREVENTION!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 By Melissa Keyes DiGioia Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. List at least two ways people can prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections. 2. Describe reasons why particular prevention techniques would be used in particular situations. 3. Write down… Read more »

SAY WHAT?!?

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Communicating About Safer Sex By Allyson Sandak Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Demonstrate an understanding of passive, aggressive and assertive communication styles. 2. Increase their comfort in talking about safer sex with a partner. 3. Practice negotiating skills for… Read more »

TALK IS A FOUR-LETTER WORD – USE IT!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify reasons people do not talk with a partner about safer sex. 2. Describe the attitudes about sex that are reflected in the slang terms used for sexual body parts and behaviors. 3. Demonstrate… Read more »

CONDOM TALK

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Practice Makes Perfect By Louise Yohalem Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify feelings people have about using condoms. 2. Describe ways that help a person become more comfortable talking about condom use with a partner. 3. Apply negotiating skills… Read more »

IT TAKES TWO

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION To Practice Safer Sex Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain the differences between attitudes about who should take responsibility for safer sex and perceptions of who (if anyone) usually does take responsibility. 2. Identify ways to overcome inconsistencies between… Read more »

PRACTICING SAFE TEXT

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Tammy Miller, MSEd Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify five different methods of communication teens use to keep in touch with friends. 2. State three possible consequences of “sexting.” 3. List five personal rules for “safe tech” use…. Read more »

SAFE AND SAVVY CONDOM USER

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Teaching Condom Use to an Audience With Special Needs By Lizbeth Cruz and Melissa Keyes DiGioia Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify two examples of when a condom is unsafe for use. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of how to… Read more »

ABC…EASY AS 123?

LESSON PLAN · MAKING SENSE OF ABSTINENCE · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe what makes a person able to successfully practice abstinence, be faithful in a relationship and use condoms. 2. Assess the usefulness of the “ABC” approach as a way… Read more »

SOME DAY

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Transitioning From Sexual Abstinence to Safer Sex   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify reasons why a person’s decision to abstain might change at some point in time. 2. Describe ways a person could make the transition from abstaining… Read more »

TO TELL THE TRUTH

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION It’s Not Who You Are But What You Do By Tina Robie and Anne Matsui Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain how assumptions about people based on their appearance, employment, ethnic background or sexual orientation may prevent knowing the… Read more »

THEY AIN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Historical and International Perspectives on Condoms and STI Prevention Objectives                  By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain how the subjects of sexually transmitted infections and condoms were addressed at different points in history. 2. Describe the increased availability and quality of… Read more »

THE CONDOM GOES TO SCHOOL

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Examining the Issues Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe current research regarding the effect of teaching about and distributing condoms in school. 2. Identify the attitudes, values and concerns of people who oppose and people who support teaching about… Read more »

BE AFRAID! BE VERY AFRAID!

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Examining Fear-Based Methods in STI Prevention By Kirsten deFur, MPH Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. List at least two characteristics of fear-based teaching methods. 2. Describe at least one example of a fear-based method used to teach about sexually… Read more »

IT TAKES A VILLAGE

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 Prevention Is Everbody’s Business Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Evaluate alternative strategies for stemming the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 2. Identify ways adults need to communicate with young people about safer sex. Rationale A strong element of… Read more »

THE BIG IF

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Differentiate the risk for transmission of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) posed by a variety of sexual behaviors. 2. Identify the similarities and differences in the transmission of HIV/AIDS as compared with other STIs. 3…. Read more »

MAYBE YOU SHOULD GO?

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 Encouraging People to Seek STI Testing By Alison Whitehead Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe at least two facts about testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 2. Identify at least two barriers to seeking STI testing services and assess… Read more »

GET YOURSELF TESTED

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify the basic facts about HIV and AIDS and safer sex. 2. Describe how they would feel if they found out they had been exposed to HIV. 3. Describe the basic steps for getting… Read more »

DEALING WITH STIs

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Amelia Matlack Hamarman, MSEd, MS Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Differentiate between facts and myths related to sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmission and management. 2. Identify how factual information about STI transmission and management can be useful to… Read more »

REAL-LIFE DATING

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Facing Up to STIs By Amelia Matlack Hamarman, MSEd, MS Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Develop strategies for discussing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in personal relationships. 2. Develop strategies for reducing the risk for spreading STIs. 3. Identify ways… Read more »

WARNING SIGNALS

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Recognizing Unhealthy, Unsafe Relationships   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify common behaviors that signal a relationship is not honest, equal, responsible and/or respectful. 2. Evaluate the options for how to deal with a partner’s behaviors that warn of… Read more »

WHAT’S A FRIEND TO DO?

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION The Role of Friends in Promoting Safer Sex   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Defend the proposition that if a friend’s behaviors put him or her at risk, a real friend will try to prevent the danger. 2. Identify… Read more »

ALL TOGETHER NOW

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Infections   Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify their personal feelings about the relative risks for unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 2. Compare the effectiveness of the major methods for protecting… Read more »

HOW COULD THAT BE?

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 A Lesson About Identity, Behavior, Perception and Risk By Lis Maurer, MS and Maureen Kelly Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Explain the disparities between rates of unplanned pregnancy of lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, and heterosexual youth. 2. Describe… Read more »

RETHINKING WITHDRAWAL

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX THIRD EDITION By Nicole Cushman, MPH and Anna K. Smith, MPH Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Identify at least two pros and two cons of withdrawal as a safer sex method. 2. Apply knowledge about withdrawal and other options to real-life… Read more »

MICROBICIDES

LESSON PLAN · TEACHING SAFER SEX, VOLUME 2 Peering Into the Future of Prevention By Anne Brosowsky-Roth and Meghan Benson, MPH, CHES Objectives By the end of this lesson, participants will be able to: 1. Describe how microbicides might work to prevent disease transmission. 2. Explain why the development of microbicides is important in preventing… Read more »

CSE Trainings

The Center for Sex Education offers trainings, lectures, and keynote presentations on any of its manuals, and a variety of other topics. For more information, email info@sexedstore.com.It costs nothing to request a training, and when you do, the CSE will negotiate very reasonable fees depending on the kind of training program you need.Audiences can range from college-aged… Read more »

CSE Staff

Ali Glaser, MSW, CSE Ali is the Vice President of Community Services at PPNCSNJ and has 20 years of experience in the fields of youth development and prevention. Ali provides training in the areas of leadership, non-profit management, grant writing, teen pregnancy prevention, adolescent development, parent-child communication and self-care. Prior to joining Planned Parenthood in… Read more »

Books

Explore our newest publications! Click on any book cover to learn more about it.     Other outstanding sex ed resources from the Center for Sex Education!  Click on any book cover to learn more about it.   Great sex ed resources by other publishers, also available at the Center for Sex Education! Click on… Read more »