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Changes in Me

Changes In Me is an educational resource that has been designed to simplify the task for junior level teachers (grades 4-6) teaching students about adolescent development and relationships. This resource includes background information that can be used by teachers when they encounter challenges while teaching sensitive subject matter.

The Changes In Me educational resource offers an integrated approach to teaching content regarding puberty and maturation. The resource offers accurate and factual details that encourage students to form healthy relationships and to hone decisions-making skills.

The Changes in Me educational resource includes:

  • lesson plans
  • teachers' guides
  • black line masters
  • assessment tools
  • interactive games
  • additional resources

The Changes In Me resource addresses:

  • maturation
  • puberty for boys
  • puberty for girls
  • talking about puberty with family
  • decision-making skills
  • body image
  • healthy relationships
revised June 11, 2012

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Revised: June 11, 2012

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