This might be applicable as well: http://safeshare.tv/ Richard Byrne of Freetech4teachers.com had a great post on this last week, looks like it can cut the extraneous features of Youtube while keeping the video, more at: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2009/09/safe-share-tv-safe-youtube-viewing.html On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]>wrote: > I just bought a lightspeed server to do content filtering and antivirus. > They have a feature called Educational Video Library which give teachers > a safe way to give students access to youtube. > > > http://www.lightspeedsystems.com/about/NewsDetails.aspx?Educators-Safely-Use-YouTube-Videos-in-Classroom > > > While not full proof I have also used google presentation to strip all the > extra junk from youtube videos, so they are at least safe to show in a > classroom. > > Bjorn Behrendt > IT Coordinator > Mount St. Joseph > [log in to unmask] > (802) 775-0151 > > > On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 10:24 AM, David Webb <[log in to unmask]>wrote: > >> Hi Folks, >> >> I remember a discussion on this list about whether schools should allow >> access to youtube. I have recently found an alternative which I hope might >> be helpful to others. I discovered as many of you may know that there is a >> Firefox extension that allows to download youtube videos as MP4's. I am >> asking people to download from home them we can work with it from there. >> Perhaps I can ask the school librarian to download videos on request and >> allow her work station access to youtube. >> >> David >> > > -- Joseph Thibault VP Support and Curriculum GlobalClassroom Email: [log in to unmask] Skype: joseph.thibault Google Voice: (802) 735-2066 Blog: http://theglobalclassroom.blogspot.com This information may be privileged or confidential and is intended for use solely by the person(s) named above. Review of this communication by anyone other than the intended recipient is strictly prohibited; and distribution or duplication of this communication may not be made without the prior consent of the sender.