The Wonder Years
is designed for the school setting, but it also includes activities that involve parents and other family members with their children. It encourages children to talk with their parents about their spiritual beliefs and family values. It develops health skills children need to behave in a manner that is consistent with those beliefs and values:
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Wonder Years Order
The EMC is pleased to announce the publication of Puberty: The Wonder Years 2010, a puberty education curriculum for upper elementary and early middle school students. It was developed in response to requests from schools looking to equip young people with the knowledge and skills to postpone sex and to respect themselves and others as they mature.
Includes New Teacher Resources CD! The 2010 edition of Puberty: The Wonder Years includes a new Teacher Resources CD filled with electronic files of all reproducible materials and former overhead masters all offered as PowerPoint slides.
Puberty: The Wonder Years was written by Wendy Sellers of Health4Hire, a registered nurse, Certified Prevention Consultant, published author and editor, health education consultant, national trainer and sexuality educator. The curriculum has been reviewed by a panel of highly qualified reviewers from across the country representing local, state and national points of view.
Three Tier Structure
There are 21 lessons in this 2010 curriculum, organized into three clusters of lessons, called tiers. Each tier is designed to be a unit for students in one grade; thus, there are lessons for three consecutive years. However, because each community is unique, the lessons can be reorganized and taught as each school district chooses. Presentation in a three-ring binder format further enhances this flexibility. The learning goals of the tiers are as follows:
Tier One: I Wonder How Things Work (6 lessons)
Tier Two: I Wonder What Is Happening to Me (6 lessons)
Tier Three: I Wonder What Happens Next (6 lessons)
Optional Lessons: More Wonders (3 lessons)
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