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SafeShare: Share Videos Safely, Without Distractions (New 3 Minute TOOL-torial)

by Kelly Walsh on September 12, 2016



Want Students to Watch Videos but Concerned About Distractions and Inappropriate Content? = Problem Solved.

Video is an increasingly important element in the teaching tool set, but we often find ourselves challenged buy the challenges video delivery can suffer from. YouTube remains the king of video content delivery, but if you want to be sure that students are going to be able to access video content that you want them to view, you know they’ll be able to get to it on YouTube. Vimeo is similarly reliable.

BUT … that being said, the potentially inappropriate content students may encounter on these platforms absolutely IS a concern. Not to mention the distractions of all those videos they work so hard to ‘recommend’.

What’s a teacher to do?

Well, it turns out there are some great free tools out there that will make it easy to share video on these platforms without all that clutter and concern. is an excellent solution. Check it out …

This is the newest in our growing set of 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torials here on! 


Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded He frequently delivers presentations and training on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. In his "spare time" he also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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