Screencastify

Overview

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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Screencastify is a screen recording tool available through a Chrome extension. The user can record from a web browser, a webcam or from screen activity you are controlling. Tools to annotate on the screen are available during the live recording.


Learning How


Getting Started with Screencastify

There are many uses for this tool highlighted below. For a preview on what Screencastify has to offer and how to use it visit their resource page.

ISTE Standards for Students

    • Creative Communicator. 6c - Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.

    • Creative Communicator. 6d - Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Ideas for Use

Teachers- Create quick videos or tutorials for students and parents to have continued access for review

  • Record yourself to create a flipped lesson

  • Explain difficult concepts with visuals

  • Provide a recap to a lesson for students or parents

  • Perform demonstration experiments

  • Walk through a classroom newsletter

  • Provide tutorials or how-to instructions

  • Model speaking activities or lessons

Students

  • Record presentations at home to show at school

  • Narrate documents or presentation software

  • Showcase speaking activities in a foreign language lesson

Here are some other ideas!