Monday, May 4, 2015

How important is self-image?

Recently, we talked about how we see ourselves, and how that impacts our confidence. As 5th graders get ready to transition into middle school, this is an incredibly important topic.

As part of this discussion, we watched two different videos, discussed the videos, and responded on padlets.

Here is the first video, a TED Talk by Lizzie Velasquez called "I Choose To Be Happy":

Here is our padlet response to Lizzie's video:

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Here is the second video we watched, a Dove commercial entitled "Make a Choice": 

Here is our padlet responding to the second video: 

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Both of these videos definitely gave us a lot to think about. I was so impressed with the students' insights!