SchoolArts Magazine

November 2017

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F reud taught us that teenagers are egocentric, often caught up in their own thoughts and concerned about social stresses and images of themselves. They have moments of self-definition and security, followed by moments of self-doubt and insecu - M I D D L E S C H O O L Significant Jaymie Paige Stein Green SELF-PORTRAITS rity. That being said, Vygotsky also taught us that we learn by doing. Selfies are a great teaching oppor- tunity—at the heart of each poorly lit and composed, haphazardly focused selfie, lays the foundation for a suc - cessful and interesting portrait. Molique Wright and Amir Craig, #WeRGoing2College, grade seven. Photo by Julio Mayorga, grade seven. SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 17

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