Interesting news coming out of Google/Youtube. They have now created a “Youtube for Schools.” From what I gather, it’s Youtube fed through a school’s network firewall that then allows for links to videos that Youtube had decided has educational content. This seems like a much-needed improvement over a school or district simply blocking all content found on Youtube. Administrators adding this service to their firewall clients can now have certain videos passed through it and then opened up for teachers and students to use in the classroom.
And here’s a video talking more about it: