FAQ
  • Q. What is YouTeachMeToo?
  • A. YouTeachMeToo is a video-sharing system that can help every family learn. All video content is created by teachers and other education professionals for use in their lessons and by subscribing families at home. Parents can create logins for every child in their family, then select and share just the right videos to help each child learn. Parental subscriptions fund teachers to work with UK schools to create more teaching videos sharing what and how they teach.
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  • Q. Are the videos made by the teacher themselves?
  • A. Often, but not always. Every video you see in a teacher's account has been uploaded by that teacher. However, they may have worked with a colleague or friend to create the video before uploading it into their account. Therefore, you will hear female voices in the videos of male teachers and vice versa.
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  • Q. How do I add videos to my Teach area?
  • A. Some videos are stand alone resources, whilst others are designed to be watched as a series. To add a single video to your Teach area simply click on the star on the thumbnail or video player. To add a whole series of videos, click on the multiple stars beneath the video player. You can share single videos or whole series with your child via the Teach area by choosing the child, the subject and then clicking on the flashing icons.
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  • Q. How do I connect with other parents?
  • A. It's really helpful to share useful videos you've found with other parents. To do this, go to Manage - My groups. Click the + to create a group. On the right, search for parents that you know. Search for their username then click on the envelope icon to invite each parent to join the group. Group invites are displayed on the Home page. Once accepted, each member of the group can share useful videos with the whole group by clicking on the 'Share with group' button that now displays under the video when you are watching it. Recommended videos display in your Home page 'New for us' feed.
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  • Q. I think the content of a video may be inaccurate. What do I do?
  • A. Although this is highly unlikely, mistakes sometimes happen. If you find an error click on the red flag button underneath the video player and report it to us. We will review the content, check it for accuracy and remove it if necessary. We will contact you to let you know what action we have taken.
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  • Q. What teaching videos will I be able to watch and use?
  • A. Teaching videos are created by teachers working in schools. Therefore the videos they create reflect the diversity of the education system. there are three main areas types of videos - mainstream curriculum, specialist SEND curriculum and those for the wider workings of the school - assemblies, clubs and so on. At present, the video content is suitable for primary aged learners and learners with SEND.
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  • Q. How do I remove videos from Teach area?
  • A. Any video that displays a yellow star is displayed in your Teach area. Clicking on a yellow star removes it. Similarly, clicking on the multiple yellow star icon removes the whole series. Navigating away from the page to save the changes.
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  • Q. What is Teach?
  • A. The Teach area allows you to quickly make videos available to your children. Comments can be added to each video to support the learner(s). Videos can be added to pupil libraries by clicking on the library icon. The video will then be moved from My learning to My library in the child's account. This ensures that finding the right video is always easy for the child.
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  • Q. What is Following?
  • A. Following a teacher whose work is a perfect fit for your child ensures that you immediately see every new video they make. Visit the teacher's profile page (by clicking on their name whilst watching one of their videos) and click the Follow button. Every new video they make will then appear on your New for us feed.
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  • Q. How do I close down my account?
  • A. You can close down your account at any time. Click on Manage - My account and follow the instructions there. Once closed down, no further subscription payments will be taken. Please note that any ongoing group discounts (if applicable) will be cancelled at the same time and re-subscribing will be at the full rate at the time of renewal.
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  • Q. What do you do with my personal details?
  • A. Put simply - we respect and protect them! We store them securely and use them to provide you with the access to the site that you need. We will never sell or misuse your data but please take a moment to read our privacy policy for further information.
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  • Q. How can I search for content?
  • A. Click on Search, then use the filters to narrow down your search. You can also search for videos relating to a key word.
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  • Q. What do I do if I can't find the content I need?
  • A. At the top of the Search page there is a 'Suggest a video' button. Tell us what you'd find useful and we'll do our best to get it made.
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  • Q. How can I find other videos made by the same contributor?
  • A. Beneath every video on the site is the name of the person or organisation that created it. Click on this name to see all other other videos that they have created. Please note: if you filter your search (eg. for maths), then watch a maths videos and click on the creator's name, their profile page will display their maths videos only. To view the full range of their videos, click on the blue filter button (top left). Click on the Follow button on their profile page and every new video they upload will appear on your Home page 'New for us' feed.
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  • Q. What does the 'Last Week's Most influential' list show?
  • A. When you Search for a filtered subject, on the left you will see a list of 'Last week's most influential' teachers. These are the teachers, in sequential order, who's videos in that subject were viewed the most. Click on their image to visit their profile page and see all their videos for that filtered subject. Click on the magnifying glass to see the full range of subjects that they have created videos for. Clicking on the 'Follow' button will ensure that all new videos from this contributor are displayed in your account on your 'New for us' feed.
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