INTERACTIVE VERSION

"Let's Get SOCIAL About Body Image"

This workshop has been adapted as an online learning experience for teen girls to utilize media literacy to discuss the influence of media on body image.

The workshop incorporates SOCIAL MEDIA with the lesson activities.

LET'S BREAK THE ICE

Activity 1:

Selfie Small Talk

Take a photo of yourself and share your own definition of beauty. Post your photo on instagram and use the hashtag #mymirror2017 so that we can share the photo on our @iamnotthemedia instagram feed!

 

Watch & Discuss:

Filters & Photoshop

View the Dove Evolution video on youtube and list in the comments below where you see enhancements are utilized to create the final photograph. Also state how you feel this illusion of beauty impacts body image.

JIMMEKA DISCUSSES HER STORY

ON STRUGGLING WITH BODY IMAGE

YOU CREATE!

ACTIVITY 2: LET'S TANGO WITH FILTERS

Download the Tango Chat app on your phone or digital device.

With a partner, explore the different filters and augmented reality features through a chat conversation. While chatting, discuss the following questions with your partner:

1) Do you feel that filters on phone devices create an illusion of body image like the media does in magazines?

2) Do filters influence self esteem when taking photographs?

(Click icon to download app)

 
 
 

How can you empower your peers to embrace their inner beauty and not to be influenced by media?

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