History of You Tube<br /><ul><li>You Tube was invented and is founded by Chad Hurley (CEO), Steve Chen (CTO), and Jawed Karim (Adviser) in February 2005. YouTube's headquarters are in San Bruno, California.
In October 2006, Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion. Not bad for three former PayPal employees. You Tube users create a website on the internet that lets users upload, view, and share video clips.
Music video with lyrics to teach and identify figurative language
Teacher made videos on reading skills</li></li></ul><li>Pros of You Tube Account for Educational Purposes - continued<br />Student made videos about literary elements, reading skills, and novel movie trailers – curriculum projects<br />Videos on the use of technology to create games – mimio board games <br />Student created videos to show mastery of skills<br />
Cons of You Tube Account for Educational Purposes<br /><ul><li>Viewall You Tube videos before showing in the classroom
Types of videos on You Tube are not monitored or have a content rating
Students should notbe allowed to surf You Tube without adult supervision
YouTube does not own the content posted to the site and is therefore not in a position to grant you permission to use it. Only the actual owner of the content can grant such permission. </li></li></ul><li>You Tube edu<br />