Here are three of our favourite screen recording tools we highly recommend for teachers and educators. These tools are easy to use, have a simple intuitive interface, and offer powerful video editing and sharing features. You can use these tools to create educational tutorials, lesson recaps, explainers, and instructional video content. They also allow you to record your webcam and narrate with your microphone’s audio. Check them out and share with your colleagues.
Screencastify is a powerful screen recorder and screencast maker. It lets you easily capture, edit and share videos. Some of the features it provides include: “Desktop, browser tab or webcam capture, narrate with your microphone’s audio, customize your resolution and FPS, embed your webcam into the screencast, annotate your screen with a pen tool, focus a spotlight on your mouse, crop your recording (Premium), trim your recording (Premium),videos automatically save to Google Drive, publish directly to YouTube, save and manage videos locally, export as .mp4 or animated gif (Premium)”
Loom is a great screen recording tool that allows you to great instructional videos and tutorials using your computers mic and camera. Loom videos can be shared through a unique URL or an embed code. It can also be downloaded a an MP4. Loom comes in two version a free basic version with limited features and a premium version with more advanced features.
Nimbus Screenshot is both a screenshot taker and screencast recorder. It lets you record videos from your screen and create screencasts. You can also use it to record video from your webcam, customize the resolution of your video screen, annotate the video with arrows, shapes, and text, crop and trim your videos. Your finished product can be uploaded to Google Drive and Dropbox. Nimubs premium account offers more features.