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44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work
44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work by TeachThought Staff Educators are often admonished to design work that “leaves the classroom.” This is partly a push for authenticity. Work that is “real world” will naturally be more engaging to students because it has more chance to have credibility in their eyes, and usefulness in their daily lives. This kind of work has value beyond the current grading period and culminating report card. But work that is made public has other benefits as well. Tony Vincent from learninginhand.com revisited that idea with the following graphic that clarifies another talent of education technology–shared thinking. Publishing Student Work vs Assessment In lieu of its perceived art and science, assessment is a murky practice. Anything a student “does” can be used as a kind of assessment. When students publish their thinking with their right audience or collaborators at the right time, the tone and purpose of the work are able to shift dramatically.

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