I really enjoyed the ideas that Lisa had in the various subject areas about spicing up traditional assignments. I don’t think that it is always practical in a classroom setting and in the time-frame imposed on us by our schedules to publish a majority our students work. What really stood out at me was the privacy concerns that could arise. There would have to be a policy in place to safeguard this concern. If the work being published is only available to be viewed by students in the class then there would be less of a concern. But my impression from the article was that things would be published in a more open environment. Also, because once something is “out there”, it become a permanent record that is attached to you. I’m sure there are lots of things that we thought or said in high school that we wouldn’t like sticking around for the rest of our lives. So I’m a bit torn by this article, I see the value in the process of publishing works, but I don’t know if it’s the best thing for minors under our watch.

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