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Screencastify: Home

What is Screencastify?

Screencastify: Google Extension

What is Screencastify?

  • Using the Google Chrome Extension, Screencastify, you and your students can create a screen cast. A screen cast is a digital recording of your computer screen, also known as a video screen capture, and contains audio narration. 

Why should I/ my students use Screencastify?

  • This is a great tool for formative assessments, presentations, and delivering instruction. Screencastify integrates with Google Classroom and all recordings are saved to Google Drive.

How do I know if I have the Screencastify extension?

  • The SSD subscribes to the premium version of Screencastify.
  • All students have access to Screencastify as a Chrome Extension. 
  •  Staff: Refer to video below to Enable Extension.

Screencastify: Create your own Screencast

Ever wonder how I make the tutorial videos in my Newsletter? Want a way for your students to develop their speaking and listening skills beyond a traditional classroom presentation? Create a screen cast! Using the Google Extension Screencastify, you can record and narrate what is on your computer screen. Check out this example from a SSD 5th grade student! Click on the tabs above to learn how to create your own. 

Example: 5th Grade Memoir