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Ugly Betty
Helping Teens Navigate Media Messages about Body Image and Beauty

Do your teen students constantly worry about their physical appearance? Do you struggle with how to help them critically examine media images about beauty and understand that almost are fake? Do you want to learn some engaging new lesson plans to help teens analyze media messages about beauty, body image and sexuality? If so, this dynamic workshop is for you! It will model effective lesson plans for use with middle and high school students to help them recognize the myth of perfection that is sold to them via the media.

"I appreciated the workshop and feel better equipped to create meaningful body image lessons for my students!"
-Attendee of Answer's Body Image workshop

"This was a very well structured workshop!  Thank you for all of the handouts and resources."
-Attendee of Answer's Body Image workshop

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