Teachers, stop showing YouTube videos and other corporate internet content on classrooms if you don't have effective adblockers in use.

Students shouldn't be force-fed ads during class.


Oh yeah, they're totally going to let me put adblockers on their cursed windows machines. Do they even make ad blockers for internet explorer?

I agree in principle, but in practice, I have almost no control over my workplace's IT policies.

@celesteh Argh, that sucks!

If I was a teacher in such a situation, I'd plan my materials in such way that I wouldn't have to rely on sites that may show ads unexpectedly during class.


@Stoori @celesteh

a reliable, well moderated PeerTube instance would be particularly good for educational content, also they permit the video to be downloaded for local playback..

I've noticed better educational videos on Peertube, albeit currently highly skewed towards computer/tech subjects...

@vfrmedia @Stoori

That's a brilliant idea, but somebody would have to create content for it.

@celesteh @Stoori

There's already good stuff appearing (such as this series of tutorials for presented by an Indian chap), although the subjects are skewed a lot towards tech and politics..


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