It's natural for teens to be curious about their emerging sexuality. But most middle-schoolers aren't prepared for the risks of exploring this in the digital age. Help students think critically about self-disclosure in relationships and practice how they'd respond to a situation where sexting -- or a request for sexting -- might happen.
Compare the risks and benefits of self-disclosure in relationships.
Identify the risks and potential consequences of sexting.
Practice applying strategies to respond to situations where sexting could occur.