Earlier today YouTube announced a new option for filtering out objectionable content. YouTube Safety Mode allows you to set your preferences to block the content you don’t want children to see. You choose Safety Mode by clicking the link found at the bottom of any YouTube page. The video below demonstrates how to activate Safety Mode.
Applications for Education
If you work in a school that blocks YouTube access, hopefully the new safety mode is a step in the right direction toward being able to access YouTube for classroom use.