MARGARET MEAD & SEX IN SAMOA.
Critical analysis of anthropologist's findings, errors & biases in study of sexual activity & attitudes in tribal culture.
This paper supports sex education in the school system for children over the age of 12. Discusses the advantages of a school-based sex education program to provide accurate information as well as a wide variety of information from the basics of reproduction, STDs, HIV/AIDS, birth control and abstinence and abortion, sexual orientation. Also teaches communication and decision-making skills. Includes outline.
Argues that sex education should be provided in all elementary schools. Discusses the content and methods of teaching sex education to elementary school students. Why sex information is important. The need for young children to receive reliable, correct information. Need to teach with a developmental understanding of the students. Cites examples of creative sex education curriculum.
Christian Coalition of America.
The Christian Coalition and Religious Right are discussed in terms of their national values agenda and to what extent it reflects the movement’s understanding of Christian theology.
This paper provides a critical analysis of Victor C. Strasburger’s essay “Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll Revisited,” in which the author maintains that today’s teens are “good kids” like baby-boomers were when they were teens but today’s baby-boomer adults have doomed today’s teens to self-destructive behavior.
AIDS & TEENAGERS.
Research proposal to determine role of gender in attitudes of high school seniors toward condom use.
GENDER & TEST ANXIETY.
Relationship between gender of high school students & test/academic performance. Expectations, fear of failure, cause-effect analysis.
Single-Sex Versus Coeducational Schools
This paper attempts to answer the question: do students work better and achieve more in a coeducational environment or in a single-sex academic environment. It examines the pros and cons of single-sex academic programs and anecdotal evidence suggesting that coeducational programs are less effective because students remain distracted throughout the day and are more disruptive and less focused on academic achievement