YouTube Shortcuts

YouTube Shortcuts to use in your classroom
  • To pause the video: While the video is playing, press ‘K’ on the keyboard and the video will get automatically paused. The alternative to this is to press the ‘spacebar’.
  • To take back video: Pressing ‘J’ on the keyboard takes the video back by 10 seconds.
  • To forward the video: Pressing ‘L’ fast forwards the video by 10 seconds.
  • To move back and forward by 5 seconds: Use the left and right arrow keys to move back or fast forward the video by 5 seconds.
  • To make the video full-screen: Press ‘F’ to put the video on full screen.
  • To navigate through the video: The number keys from 1 to 10 help to navigate through the video.
  • To play the next video in the queue: Press Shift + N to go to the next video in the queue line.
  • To adjust the volume: To increase or decrease the volume of the YouTube video, use the up and down arrow keys.
  • To mute the video: Pressing ‘M’ on the keyboard mutes the video.

Logging into BrainPop and BrainPop Jr.

Logging into BrainPop and Brainpop Jr. can easily be done using the icon in the Google Apps or going directly to and logging in with G Suite for Education.  If it is your first time logging in you will be required to enter a code the step by step directions and building codes are available on the Tech Knowledgebase Team Drive.