YouTube videos work really well on LearnPad. However, YouTube comments (which appear underneath the videos) are not moderated and are often inappropriate for the classroom. We recommend using a service such as Safeshare or Safeyoutube to create a link to a page that shows only the embedded video, with all comments and other links removed.
Once you have followed the steps on these services and have the final website link to the safe version of the video, you can simply add it as a website Resource like any other.
It is important to note that YouTube videos may be blocked by your school's firewall. If this is the case, you will not be able to play embedded YouTube videos via these services.
Adding folder resources
April 14, 2014 Adding Folders Folder Resources open up folder locations that are either on the device itself or on a file server. Add a new Resource making sure the Type is set to Folder. This will take you to the properties page for this new ...
Adding apps not available in ClassConnect
If you would like to use an app on your LearnPads that is not available when you search the Resources area of ClassConnect, you can add it yourself by following these steps. Making the necessary tools available in your school The easiest way to do ...
April 14, 2014 Resources are the building-blocks of your LearnPad lessons. A resource can be a whole document editing application or just a single photograph. The Content area contains a range of pre-prepared content which you can select, or you can ...
Adding your LearnPads to Places
When setting up your LearnPads, you should add them into Places. Places make it easier to manage your LearnPads from the Dashboard in the ClassConnect Portal. Places usually refer to physical locations such as charging units, classrooms or year ...
Adding e-books, PDFs and other documents
April 14, 2014 Adding Files LearnPad can distribute one or more files as a “Resource”. This includes photos, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, e-books, PDFs, or even archived web pages. Add a new resource making sure the Type is set to File. ...