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.
Note - As of October 3, 2022 Screencastify has changed the features of the free version of the tool. Free users can now record screencasts up to 30 minutes in length and are limited to 10 videos in their library.
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
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
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!