Loom for Education: Free for Schools

Loom for Education is a free premium tool for teachers and students at K-12 schools, universities, or educational institutions. It can be used for screencasting or video messaging and is an increasingly popular alternative to Screencastify or Screencast-o-matic. Loom is available as a desktop app, Chrome extension, and a mobile app for iPhone and iPad. …

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How to Record Your iPad Screen in iOS 11

One of the features teachers have been most looking forward to in iOS 11 is screen recording. There are lots of ways to record your iPad screen, and I’ve written about some of those in the past, but native screen recording is going to be the most convenient for most people. However, it’s not as obvious to find as you might think, so here’s a quick guide on how to set it up and record your own iPad screencasts.

How To Make iPad Screencasts on an iPad

Recently, I had the need to create a screencast of an iPad app for a teacher I work with. Normally, I would just AirPlay my iPad to my Mac, and then record (and edit) my video with Camtasia. However, this time I felt like doing something different. I wanted to explore the options for doing this using just an iPad. As it happens, there are a number of apps that will let you do this, so in this post I am going to demonstrate one of those apps, tell you about the process I used, and as suggest some others that you might want to try. Here’s what you need to know.

ScreenChomp, Snagit for Chrome, and Knowmia Retire

TechSmith announced today that they are ending all support and services forĀ ScreenChomp, Snagit for Chrome, and Knowmia in order toĀ focus efforts onĀ their Mac & PC desktop products, Snagit and Camtasia. This will come as a blow to many educators, especially those using Chromebooks & iPads, but their rationale does makeĀ sense. In a statement on their …

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Free Chromebook Screencasting with Snagit for Google Chrome

Today was an exciting day for fans of Snagit for Chrome, because TechSmith finally took the beta tag off the screencasting abilitiesĀ that this app has had for some time now. This is great news for educators, because although there isĀ not a lot of new functionality, the setup procedure is much simpler than it was before. …

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