Teaching Puberty Doesn’t Have to Be Awkward! | Choices Ideabook

Editor’s note: Ready to tackle this uncomfortable topic? This advice from Choices teacher-advisor Amy Lauren Smith—a 6th to 8th grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China, and the brilliant mind behind our Teacher’s Guide each month—will help you handle these lessons calmly and gracefully.

Source: Teaching Puberty Doesn’t Have to Be Awkward! | Choices Ideabook

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