“Opening up a world of educational content with YouTube for Schools”
- if YouTube is really that dangerous; why are many schools using it without any significant issues as Daniel Stucke points out in his post?
- distraction; lots of glib references to cats and music; from both Google and commentators but no analysis of the causes of distraction
- school/teacher friendly is a pretty meaningless term, but could possibly be interpreted as spoon feeding.....having the spadework done for you.... avoiding issues of digital literacy?
- YouTube has always been free ... ‘no brainer’
excellent creative YouTube tools such as: Playlists, Editing, Captions, Video Manager and promoting embedding YouTube content in other educational resources, as they do in YouTube for Teachers. Teachers should be encouraged to address the issues of raised by comments and how related videos algorithms work and evaluate their effectiveness. This is all part of developing digital and media literacies. Offering a solution based on 'removing' comments and related videos is pedagogically unsound.