YouTube is a great educational resource for teachers, but sometimes the comments, suggested videos, and advertisements aren’t exactly student friendly.
ViewPure.com essentially cleans up all of the “other” stuff by creating a temporary website with only the YouTube video that you want displayed.
Give Me an Example
One might think that this School House Rock video would be innocent enough to show in a classroom. Unfortunately, as often happens on YouTube, the comments below the video have become a hotbed of not-so-friendly political discourse.
While the exchange of differing points of view is a fundamental part of our great democracy, the 2nd grade classroom is perhaps not the most appropriate venue for such a debate. Instead, view the video here: http://viewpure.com/x5M50xBz1cU.