It's Your Game: Keep It Real

A Theory-Based Pregnancy, HIV, and STD Prevention Program

What Is It?

It is a 7th and 8th grade sexual education program in Southeast Texas that aims to reduce teen pregnancy, prevent STI transmission, and delay teen sexual activity. The program instructs students about the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty, the use of condoms and contraception, and the place of sex in a healthy relationship. The program spans two years, during which students attend 12, 50-minute lessons that incorporate multimedia instruction, games, and group activities. In the group activities, students role play and discuss sexual health topics. In addition to the classroom program, students are asked to maintain a journal and complete personal activities.

Curriculum Themes:

  • GAME = Life
  • REAL = Being true to yourself
  • KEEPING YOUR GAME REAL = Respecting yourself and others and playing by your rules