Lately, Youtube has come up with solution so as to clear the way school authorities are concern about typical “YouTube” videos children or adolescents are fond of watching and so far schools somewhat restrict the access of YouTube. There fore now Google may try to solve this concern of school authorities via YouTube for School which comprise hundreds of thousands of educational videos.
This includes short lessons from top teachers around the world, full courses from the world’s best universities, professional development from fellow educators and inspiring videos from thought leaders, right from top institutes like MIT to Smithsonian which is a large museum complex offering a variety of live and archived video experiences, inspirational/ thoughful videos from TED, Steve Spangler Science, and Numberphile.
Some of the best features of ‘YuTube for school’ or YuTube EDU are –
School admins and teachers can log-in and watch any video however students can’t log in and can only watch YouTube EDU related videos and only those videos that their school has added. Moreover, all comments and related videos features are disabled and search is limited to only YouTube educational videos.
YuTube EDU is pretty good at customization as well, as schools authorities can customize the videos, create playlists of videos that will be available at their school respectively.Moreover, YouTube.com/teachers is also there, as a tool for teachers, to allow them to learn use of YouTube as a powerful educational tool.
This is first of the initiative by Google to make YouTube as educational tool as well