92 – Screencastify

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Screencastify is a free screen recorder for the Chrome web browser.

Website: screencastify.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Chrome extension

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Comments on Screencastify 

“Browser-based and totally dependable. Can export and share easily. Nice embed function.” Terry Elliott, Instructor/Faculty Development, USA, 2020

“Free Google add-on, easy to learn to use, connectivity with google drive, which makes storing and finding clips easy. Sound and video quality is good. I like this tool so much more than other screen capture tools!” Instructor, USA, 2019

Quick Guide to Screencastify 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Screencastify for teaching, training, learning and development.

Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension that lets you record, edit and share videos in seconds. Videos are then autosaved to your Google Drive. Here is a video introduction

Screencastify is used in blended and flipped classrooms by recording:

  • Full and/or bite-sized lessons
  • Assignment solutions and explanations
  • Verbal student feedback

Here is a video that shows you how to use Screencastify to create instructional content for the classroom

Further resources


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