Put Your Best Face Forward

Description:  “Students start by discussing the phenomenon of “selfies” and serve as experts in advising the teacher on the standards by which the “best” selfies are judged. They then discuss a number of statements taken from interviews with youth that highlight issues of self-representation, body image and gender standards, and learn about “photoshopping” images.”

Grade:  Secondary Cycle 2

Time: 1-3 lessons  1 ½ – 2 hours


  • You will need to show videos.
  • You will have to copy handouts.



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