Best Screencasting Software for Teachers

I want to learn more about screencasting.  While I’m not yet to the point of seriously trying to flip my classroom, videos teaching my students or colleagues are valuable for numerous reasons.

I like Explain Everything for screencasting from my iPad.  But, what software is best to use when I want to record my actions in Chrome on my Windows 8.1 notebook?

This post, by a fellow blogger, gives a useful list of reviews of various web-based software packages.

Best Screencasting Software for Teachers

His verdict?  Screencast-O-Matic offers the most features with the greatest ease of use.  Plus, it has an ample free version.

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I’ve not yet tried it myself.  I’ll post here with my review after I check it out!

See these links for a second opinion on screencasting software and a different favorite (CamStudio)

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