Our Whole Lives Facilitator Resources
These resources supplement the Our Whole Lives (OWL) facilitator training. To suggest additional resources for OWL facilitators, or if you have a query about OWL program content, facilitation issues, or facilitator training, please contact the OWL Program Associate, Melanie Davis, PhD, CSE, at owl [at] uua [dot] org.
Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education for Grades 7-9
- Unit and Workshop descriptions for Our Whole Lives for Grades 7-9, 2nd edition (2014)
- Circles of Sexuality model, revised for new, 2014 edition (PDF, 1 page)
- "Special Education Approach to OWL" is a chapter from the 2nd edition of Our Whole Lives for Grades 7-9 that the UUA provides at no charge online (PDF, 15 pages). Find help to anticipate and address the learning needs of youth with autism spectrum disorder or an attention-related, intellectual, or learning disability so these youth may more fully participate and learn.
- Video list (videos that facilitators are likely to show)
Sexuality is Honored Here brochure (PDF) describes the purpose, values, and scope of OWL sexuality education for all ages. Download at no charge to print as a double-sided, tri-fold brochure.
Our Whole Lives promotional flyers are eye-catching on bulletin boards or as take-home materials. Available for each level of Our Whole Lives, they include OWL values and tables of contents.
To accompany the OWL program for grades 4-6, the OWL program recommends reading assignments in the book, It's Perfectly Normal, by Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley, as "Homelinks (PDF)." This document gives reading assignment page numbers for the 2000 edition of OWL for Grades 4-6 and the 2014 (4th) edition of It's Perfectly Normal.
Teachers of OWL for grades K-1 may use this story of human conception, by Anil Oommen.
Thank you for your commitment to Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education.