I’ve often wondered about student response to creating a public space for a final student assignment. For young writers a public space doesn’t feel like the right environment for writing that could need a great deal of work. A final project on the other hand, a revised project for the end of the semester, could be a great way to show-off the work students have been writing, student have working working hard to create.
A showcase website could be pretty simple in nature. Here’s an example: http://beneaththefoam.wordpress.com/
If I were to embed a video, I would embed this one: