I’m reading a 240-page book looking for pervy passages. I search for graphic images, explicit sentences, and titillating titles.
In my quest to understand why some parents are protesting (including my Muslim co-religionists) what has been nicknamed Ontario’s sex-ed curriculum, I search for content that might be considered inappropriate for my eight-year-old son.
Instead, what I find in the alluringly titled, “The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 1 – 8: Health and Physical Education”, are topics dealing with children’s physical and emotional safety, living skills, creative and critical thinking. Among other things, the curriculum covers fire safety, nutrition, washing your hands before leaving the bathroom, and working with students for whom English is a second language.
The curriculum doesn’t get juicy until, well, it doesn’t. No sizzle. Which surprises me because from what I’ve read on the Canadian Families Alliance website and have seen of the protests on TV and in the papers, childhoodRead More »from Why I want my kid to study sex-ed