‘YouTube for Schools’ Lets Schools Access Free Educational Videos

Youtube LogoYoutube has developed YouTube for Schools, a network setting that school administrators can turn on to grant access only to the educational content from YouTube EDU. Using Youtube for Schools you can access thousands of free high quality educational videos on YouTube in a controlled environment. Teachers can choose from the hundreds of thousands of videos on YouTube EDU created by more than 600 partners like the Smithsonian, TED, Steve Spangler Science, and Numberphile.

Youtube has also worked with teachers to put together more than 300 playlists broken out by subject — Math, Science, Social Studies, and English Language Arts — and by grade level. Teachers can find them listed out at youtube.com/teachers.

[advt]YouTube for Schools is just the latest initiative in Youtube’s ongoing efforts to make YouTube a truly valuable educational resource, and to inspire learners around the world with programs like YouTube Space Lab. So how do you get started? To join YouTube for Schools or learn more about the program, head on over to www.youtube.com/schools.

Features

  • Comprehensive: YouTube for Schools gives you access to the hundreds of thousands of educational videos on YouTube EDU. 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.
  • Customizable: Schools can customize the content available in their school. All schools get access to all of the YouTube EDU content, but teachers and administrators can also log in to YouTube.com and create playlists of videos that will be available at your school.
  • School-appropriate: School admins and teachers can log in and watch any video, but students cannot log in and can only watch YouTube EDU videos and videos their school has added. All comments and related videos are disabled and search is limited to YouTube EDU videos.
  • Teachers: use YouTube videos to enrich your classroom lessons, spark a conversation, make theory come to life, tap into the mind of the visual learner and more. YouTube.com/Teachers helps teachers learn to use YouTube as a powerful educational tool.