16 January 2014

Smutty Sex Talk With Kids

School officials were busy defending themselves after it came out in the news that a middle school was teaching the kiddies about anal sex, sexual fantasy and saying "I like you" as ways to express sexual feelings.  Article.

 “The curriculum it is a part of, it aligns with national standards around those topics, and it’s part of our curriculum in the school district." 

National sex ed standards about genital touching and fantasy.  What country do I live in again?

Anyway.  In Normal People Land, we all agree that no teacher should be talking with any child about sex, sexual matters or anything having to do with any area a swimsuit from 1952 would cover.  I'm sorry, but JUST because someone has a teaching certificate, should not mean that they get to discuss ejaculation with a 12-year-old.  I mean, that's creepy.  You are gross if you think that.

"How much sexual guidance and instruction should the government offer our kids?" asks blogger Matt Walsh. "None. What percentage of your child’s government education should be comprised of sexual enlightenment? Zero percent. How many times in a given school day should the phrase 'genital touching' be uttered by a teacher to a classroom of students? Less than once. Actually, let’s be safe and say zero."

Of course everyone and their dog came out of the woodwork and declared that if the school didn't teach the kidlets about these things, that no one would.  As if 1. that were a bad thing, and 2. it were anybody's business how much the kid understood on this issue.  :/

6 comments:

  1. The image I can't get out of my mind right now. 10th grade. Health. Male teacher.. flushed face.... other very noticeable reaction to a much tamer discussion. Ewww, ew, ew. Now kids will have to deal with that at an even younger age. Looking forward to homeschooling my grandkids.

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    1. Oh. My. Goodness. That poor man. Those poor kids. *cringe*

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  2. words fail me.
    We learned about the human reproductive system in year 9 science, the classes covered plant reproduction and the life cycles of insects too, egg to larvae to cocoon etc, so it was all very basic with nothing extra being taught. Certainly nothing about actual sex, but we were mostly 13-14 at the time and I'm pretty sure 99% knew about sex by then. We just didn't have personal experience.

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    1. Exactly. And when I went to school, they separated the boys and girls and prepared the girls for a "special time" and handed out brochures about maxi-pads with flowers on them. About as detailed as it got.

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  3. I do agree with you on this one. I feel like middle age, although the onset of puberty, is not exactly the right age to teach sex ed. One reason is the lack of intellectual maturity of some kids over the subject matter and they might misconstrue the objective of such talks. I feel though that the reason it is passed on to the officials is because the parents at home refuse to educate their children about it, even at the right age, which results to sexual promiscuity and misinformation among the kids.
    Vesta Duvall

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