For example, students in Grade 1 will learn to identify body parts, including genitalia, “using correct terminology.” Other changes will see students in Grade 2 learn about stages of development and bodily changes, while same-sex relationships will be explored in Grade 3.
Students in Grade 6 will learn about masturbation and “gender expression,” while kids in Grades 7 and 8 will discuss contraception, anal and oral sex, preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease.
Claire Sumerlus, head of school at Robbins Hebrew Academy, told : “At this point, we are reviewing [the new curriculum].
Many elementary schools contacted by did not return calls or emails seeking comment on the new Ontario health curriculum or what, to date, has been taught on the subject of human reproduction.I tried looking for an answer on the internet, but it has unfortunately failed me.However, when I told one of my best friends about writing this article she pointed me to this past week’s parsha, Mishpatim.According to Orenstein, a sociologist at the University of Texas conducted research which showed that a quarter of Jewish teens disapprove of premarital sex, as compared to nearly 75% of white evangelical teens.He also concluded that Jews are most likely to cite pleasure as a reason to indulge sexually, rather than procreation. We read the same Old Testament as Christians but is there something we’re missing about sex in the New Testament?