Screencasting: Create your Own Teaching Videos

Screencasting is a fun and easy way to video what is on your computer screen. For example, you can record an animated PowerPoint and add narration. Then you can place your teaching videos on your classroom computers, your school’s drive, or on your own website. Students can watch your videos for standards review and reinforcement or to catchup on missed lessons. Here’s a short example of a screencast.

Jing is a free screencasting software created by Techsmith. They also sell an upgraded software called Camtasia. Go to TechSmith’s website for free tutorials.


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