Facilitator Resources

Recommended Updates to Current Editions of OWL Curricula

2022 Recommended Updates to OWL for Grades K-1, 1st ed.: Since Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades K-1 1st ed. was published, understandings have changed about gender, bodies, conception, and other topics young children need to learn about. The 2nd edition will be available in late 2022 or early 2023. Until it becomes available, please use this guide (PDF, 3 pages) to mark strongly recommended changes in your copy of the curriculum to make it as accurate and inclusive as possible. If you have questions, contact owl@ucc.org.

2022 Recommended Updates to OWL for Grades 10-12, 1st ed.: Since Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades 10-12 1st ed. was published, understandings have changed about gender, orientation, bodies, STI’s, contraception, social media, and other topics teens need to learn about. The 2nd edition will be available in early 2023. Until it becomes available, please use this guide (PDF, 7 pages) to mark strongly recommended changes in your copy of the curriculum to make it as accurate and inclusive as possible. If you have questions, contact owl@ucc.org.

2022 Recommended Updates to OWL for Young Adults, 1st ed.: Since Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Young Adults 1st ed. was published, many medical and social understandings about sexuality have changed. The 2nd edition will be available in 2023. Until it becomes available, please use this guide (PDF, 8 pages) to mark strongly recommended changes in your copy of the curriculum to make it as accurate and inclusive as possible. If you have questions, contact owl@ucc.org.

2020 Recommended Updates to OWL for Grades 7-9, 2nd ed.: Since Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9, 2nd edition was published in 2014, understandings about sex and gender have changed. Newer and more diverse media resources have become available. Please use this guide (PDF) to mark strongly recommended changes in your copy of the curriculum to make it as accurate and inclusive as possible. If you have questions, contact owl@ucc.org.

2020 Recommended Updates to OWL for Adults, 1st ed.: Since Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Adults 1st edition was published in 2000, understandings about sex and gender have changed. Newer and more diverse media resources have become available. Please use this guide (PDF) to mark strongly recommended changes in your copy of the curriculum to make it as accurate and inclusive as possible. If you have questions, contact owl@ucc.org.

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