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  1. Youtube in Schools - Useful teaching tool or pain in the backside?

    by , 16th March 2011 at 11:20 AM
    Youtube is the most widely used search engine after Google and few schools ban the use of Google yet many either ban or heavily restrict access to You tube.

    Stopping students from accessing music, videos and other content is important but, at the same time, a lot of the content found on YouTube can be very useful for teachers both in the classroom and when setting home work.

    Is teachertube the answer or should schools have their own solution?

    What is ...
  2. Internet Explorer 9 and You (Tube)

    , 2nd March 2011 at 10:31 PM (100 Grades Per Minute)
    I am currently testing out Internet Explorer 9 64-bit on a copy of Windows 7 Home. Very smart looking, I like the Facebook web slice and the browser seems fast. Visiting YouTube however was less then enthralling as it starts demanding me to install Flash.

    But wait, doesn't IE9 support HTML5 meaning Flash isn't required for YouTube? Correct, but it takes an extra step to get it to work courtesy of YouTube putting obstacles in the way.

    To enable the YouTube HTML5 player ...