Before it is too late, educators must address this issue of handling real and virtual life by adolescents. We can't deny its influence on a young mind. I found moral lectures and pep talks irritating for the restless mind and bodies of the adolescents. Instead, I found this method of using case studies to be fruitful in training young minds in life skills for the government schools of Chandigarh. The students of classes IX,X and XI responded quite positively to such activities. Be ready to accept any answer to the worksheet, they are really very creative when it comes to finding excuses/proving themselves right.
At least I succeeded in making them think and express their opinions about each others' physical appearances. Don't expect a very well disciplined class in this session. Let them be unruly, boisterous and jumping around the class. Focus on what they decide to share and encourage them.
Mrs Tyagi told her/him to come to the table. As s/he was walking, the class began to twitter at the ugly walk. Nina/ Ranjan scowled. Mrs Tyagi came out with the comment “Look what a beautiful height Nina/ Ranjan has. Do you know children, that good height is one of the most sought after qualities in a model? Nina/ Ranjan have these qualities.”