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How to get the best YouTube as a Teaching Tool today (for 0$)?

Turn Off the Lights keep it simple and user-friendly for the users, and also for the students & teachers. Our core features could help teachers focus and teaching the students on relevant parts of existing videos and allow them to hide annoying items around YouTube. This helps to teach a new subject better. See our initial ideas below:

Use YouTube as a teaching tool
Use YouTube as a teaching tool
  • Dims the web page and highlights the video player, to hide the content around the video player.
  • Video Quality on the maximum. The option to get automatically the highest video resolution such as 1080p or even 4k on YouTube.
  • Brings the video more in joy with the atmospheric lighting effects. This shows you a glow around the video player.

YouTube is similar to Wikipedia but here is everything playable. So you watch and together learn more about a topic such as ‘who discovered America’, ‘history movie about the planet earth”, ‘What’s an iPhone?’, etc.
Also, Google offers a website YouTube Education, which is only the videos they want, free from controversial comments–all while blocking the general site content. But the are also other great channels on YouTube such to learns things like the ABCs, numbers example on the Sesame Street channel.

The Best Teaching and Student tool

To have great accessibility for your students on YouTube, then this teaching extension is the solution. The Turn Off the Lights browser extension is a free tool and is available for major web browsers. Such as Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, Maxthon, Yandex.Browser and Microsoft Edge.

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Stefan Van Damme