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Teacher Filmed Blowing Up a Condom Like a Balloon in Health Class

jweatherspoon Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 12:09 PM
I taught grades 9-12 for 9 years. I taught a semester-long Health Class to 10th & 11th grade students in a public school. When the topic of SEX came around inthe course plan, I usually opened that sections first session with "Sex is a wonderful thing...for without we wouldn't be here...nor would we have much of anything to eat". The first hapf of this statement is an attention getter, while the second stress that the two sexes have integral roles in life on planet Earth. As far as human intercourse...ABSTINENCE until marriage was stressed. Too many kids these days have been immersed in a culture of sin, sex and violence. It comes at them from every angle at the speed of light with todays modern plethora of e-gadgets. (CONTINUED)
jweatherspoon Wrote: Oct 27, 2012 12:23 PM
Many have little if any proper guidance from their parent(s). I took things to a level of reality with explanations, examples, graphs and data to impress upon them that one brief interlude can and does result in a lifetime of change that is life shattering to an immature person/"couple". We didn't spend time indulging in alternative methods of birth control. When the kids pushed the issue, "Guys...zippers closed. Girls, keep an aspirin between your knees and remain seated". Sexual intercourse was treated as a loaded gun with far-reaching ramifications. I always stressed the mental, emotional, physical, financial and social ramifications "casual sex" brings to bear. Never made light of the significance, nor dwelled upon the act. ...

Students who appear to be middle schoolers witnessed a teacher blowing up a condom like a balloon as a part of a sex ed lesson in a health class somewhere, quite possibly in Canada.

A video of the incident was posted on YouTube by a user October 21, 2012. The user listed her country as Canada but offered no hometown, and no clue about the identity of the school where this took place.


But it’s an odd occurrence, to say the least. At the risk of sounding like prudes, we have to ask if it’s appropriate...