I am way behind the times, but I'm looking at setting up a website for my teaching. One of the challenges I'm facing is getting pictures of my students to use on my website. I know the basic rules of not giving a students name online, or any identifying information but parents are very resistant to having me post any picture of their children online.
Have other teachers run into this? Have you come up with a solution on how to get pictures of your students on your websites without having parents go off the deep end? I understand the concerns about privacy but I wouldn't be advertising any personal information about them, and I'm willing to not even use a first name. I should add that I teach in my students homes so maybe a concern is having the picture taken inside their home? Also, many of my students are Indian and they seem to have a bigger issue with it than other students I have.
I have considered having my parents signed waivers that any pictures taken at recitals may be used on the website. I've also considered running every picture by the appropriate family to make sure that they're not concerned about what's being put up there. But there has still been concern and I'm not sure what to do.
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