Did you take a health class in high school? What about sex education? Taking these courses can be very awkward, no matter what grade you are in. Attending sex ed can be uncomfortable for everyone, whether it be a student or the teacher. In this article, you will read about experiences people have gone through during sex ed. Some are students, and some are teachers. You may be able to relate to these embarrassing high school moments, especially in health class. So keep reading to give yourself a laugh. Maybe some of what is said in these posts will make you not feel so embarrassed, knowing others have been in these situations as well.
29. Kids learning the proper medical terms for body parts.
“Teaching five-year-olds sex ed. This is basically privacy, saying no if you don’t like something and learning the “proper” names for body parts. I had a whole spiel about how it’s fine to use “family names” for your private parts at home. However, you should know the “proper medical names” in case you have to talk to a doctor. This has been a real issue, especially for girls in child abuse cases where it seems a child had tried to disclose, but they don’t have the language to describe what has happened. It’s a bit less of an issue for boys as here in the UK,. “Willy” is pretty much universally accepted as a child name for a penis, I digress. After the whole class talk, their activity was to label a drawing of a person with all the body parts they knew, including the private parts we had just learned”, shares beetothebumble.
“I went over to one group, and they had added breasts to their drawing with the label “boobyes.” They were all a bit nervous and embarrassed (as they always are in this lesson). The whole point is to get them feeling a bit more comfortable with these discussions. So in my best teacher voice, I said that was really good thinking, and they were very clever for realizing there was another private body part that we hadn’t talked about yet. However, there was another “proper medical name” they could use and did anyone know what it was? One little boy flung his arm so high in the air in excitement, “Miss, Miss, I KNOW!” He was a lad who didn’t always participate enthusiastically in class, so I was delighted to give him a chance to join in. He shrieked at the top of his voice, “They’re T*TS! “I tried so hard to keep a straight face because he was so pleased with himself for âknowing’ an answer, but I’m afraid I cracked up.”