Monday, June 1, 2009


Screencasts are a good idea. Using screencasts, a teacher can prepare lessons and have them available online. That way, students can review lessons independently. One of the goals of my classroom is to foster independent, autonomous learning; using screencasts fits in with this philosophy.

There are several free online programs that can be used to create screencasts.

Here is a post on a blog, "The History Teacher's Attic." The author recommends the screencast website,

Incidentally, The History Teahcer's Attic looks like it is a good blog about teaching and technology. I have added it to my Google Reader account.

Here is another blog post concerning screencast websites, from another good blog, Free Technology For Teachers.


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