This podcast is a recording of a digital citizenship presentation for high school students shared by Dr. Wesley Fryer at Casady School in Oklahoma City on February 27, 2020. The goal of this talk was to encourage students to think more deeply and critically about their own identities, how those identities are shaped, and specifically how much power and influence we give other people and social media specifically when it comes to our perceptions of who we are and who we want to be. The Common Sense Media video, “Teen Voices: Who Are You on Social Media?” was shared during this presentation, and the audio from that video is included in this podcast. Please check the podcast shownotes for the link to the original video, as well as other wonderful resources from Common Sense on Digital Citizenship including a robust (and free) curriculum on digital citizenship for teachers and students differentiated by grade level. Also check out more resources we’ve shared on our school’s digital citizenship website,


  1. Subscribe to Moving at the Speed of Creativity Podcasts
  2. Wesley Fryer on Twitter: @wfryer
  3. Slides from this Upper School Chapel Talk, “Let’s Talk About Social Identity and FOMO”
  4. Common Sense Media Video: “Teen Voices – Who Are You on Social Media?” (YouTube version)
  5. Miss Americana – The Taylor Swift Documentary
  6. Social Comparison Theory from Psychology Today
  7. Developing Adolescent Identity from The Center for Parent and Teen Communication
  8. Teen ‘like’ and ‘FOMO’ anxiety (CNN, 6 Dec 2016)
  9. Pope Francis wants you to give up being a jerk online for Lent (Engadget, 26 Feb 2020)
  10. Digital Citizenship Curriculum from Common Sense Media
  11. Podcast384: Michael Wesch at Heartland eLearning 2011 (@mwesch)
  12. Our School’s Digital Citizenship Resources: For Students, For Teachers, For Parents
  13. #BibleVerse tagged photos on Instagram
  14. #dw4jc tagged photos on Instagram (“Digital Witness for Jesus Christ”)

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