Henry, a 14 year old, admits he sometimes gives the impression he is older when interacting with others online and discusses the benefits he gains from hiding his true identity.
What are the benefits and risks of presenting yourself in different ways online?
In this lesson, students consider what it means to adopt a different identity online. They watch a video about a boy who presents himself differently to others on the Internet. They then explore the ethics of exaggerating, deceiving, or adopting a different identity online, and reflect on the choices they make about how they present themselves online.