12/18/2014

Screen recording is getting easier and easier

Ever think about making a quick introductory video to help get students hooked on a new topic at the beginning of a unit?

How about having students explain their reasoning by creating quick videos to help teach a concept to their peers? 

Or maybe you just want to record a small part of a lesson. 

Google Chrome (Internet browser) has many hidden add-ons you can install on your own; called Extensions

Screencastify, a Chrome Extension, adds the ability for anyone to create screen recordings with no additional software. Screencastify will save a video directly to Google Drive for you to keep privately for yourself, share with one or two people, or to publish on the web for everyone!

**Add the Screencastify extension to your Google Chrome by following this link:  https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/screencastify-screen-vide/mmeijimgabbpbgpdklnllpncmdofkcpn?hl=en   **

For those you like to read directions about recording, find those here: https://www.screencastify.com/ 

Want help with any of this, want to talk more about how you can leverage technology for learning, or have a project idea and want help making the technology do what you want it to do? Just let me know. 

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