12 Useful YouTube Accessories for Teachers and Students If you can access it in your school, YouTube has a ton of useful educational content. Here are ten tools that can make using YouTube in your classroom a better experience for everyone. Removing Related Content and Banner Advertisements. A Cleaner YouTube is a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Once installed A Cleaner YouTube allows you to display YouTube videos without any of the "related videos," comments, or display advertising. There are other tools that do the same thing, but what makes A Cleaner YouTube different is that not only can you display videos without the related materials, but you can also search YouTube without viewing any of the "related videos," comments, suggested videos, or advertisements. View Pure is a simple little tool that strips way all of the distractions of related videos, comments, and promoted videos. SafeShare.tv makes it possible to view YouTube videos without displaying the related videos and associated comments.
About Scratch Who Uses Scratch? Scratch is designed especially for ages 8 to 16, but is used by people of all ages. Millions of people are creating Scratch projects in a wide variety of settings, including homes, schools, museums, libraries, and community centers. Around the World Scratch is used in more than 150 different countries and available in more than 40 languages. Quotes The Scratch Team has received many emails from youth, parents, and educators expressing thanks for Scratch. Learn More About Scratch Learn to Code, Code to Learn The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy in today’s society. Scratch in Schools Students are learning with Scratch at all levels (from elementary school to college) and across disciplines (such as math, computer science, language arts, social studies). Research The MIT Scratch Team and collaborators are researching how people use and learn with Scratch (for an introduction, see Scratch: Programming for All). Support and Funding
Moviesandbox » an open-source machinima toolset Building a Custom HTML5 Audio Player with jQuery « Neutron Creations We recently built an HTML5 audio player for Tim Van Damme's The Box, a new podcast where he interviews people who make cool stuff. Tim wanted an HTML5 audio player on the site, and we put together some jQuery to hook up the player interface he designed. In this article we'll run through the code to explain how it works, covering a few caveats along the way. Here's the player interface, and the markup for it. As you can see, we have a few span elements for each component of the interface: playtoggle is the play/pause toggle button. gutter is the timeline track loading is the bar indicating the loading or buffering progress handle is the circular element that serves as the playhead, indicating current position in the audio file, and also acting as a drag handle to move to a different point of the audio timeleft is the play time remaining, in minutes and seconds We won't cover the CSS for the player here, but if you want to see how it's styled you can inspect the styles on the live site. if(!!
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