Screencasting

http://teachwithyouripad.wikispaces.com/Screen+Recording+Apps
Here is a great site with popular screencasting applications.

Read about screencasting at
http://langwitches.org/blog/2011/08/20/screencasting-apps-for-the-ipad/

My favorites are:


Screenchomp from Techsmith- Just down the road from Ingham ISD in Okemos

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Share a great idea... Explain a tricky concept... Help kids with their homework...
ScreenChomp for iPad helps you do it all.
A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun!
Just - Record It. Sketch It. Share It. - to create a sharable, replay-able video that tells your story clearly.
1. Touch RECORD to capture your touch interactions and audio instructions on a plain background, or an image from your iPad camera roll.
2. SKETCH out your ideas and talk the viewer through the "how" and "why" of it all.
3. Stop and SHARE your video snack to ScreenChomp.com to generate a simple web link you can paste anywhere - or - post it to Facebook with one-click! Why share to ScreenChomp.com? Because… … it serves up a short URL that’s easy to share anywhere. … you can download your video as an MPEG-4 file. … there’s a Twitter sharing button. … there’s no account to manage. Just post and go (perfect for schools and teachers)!
Users at every skill level can create bite-sized teaching morsels they can share online, again and again, with this delectable app.
STUDENTS: Help each other with homework and work together on projects. TEACHERS: Tutor kids while away from school, or record a few tips to send home with them. MENTORS: Tutor youngsters from afar, without buying desktop recording software. KIDS: Share doodles and ideas with friends. (taken from the iTunes description)

Showme:

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Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard! ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s a radically intuitive app that anyone will find extremely easy to use, regardless of age or background.
To see examples of smart, entertaining, fun, and inspirational ShowMe’s that other people have made, check out ShowMe.com.
INTUITIVE AND POWERFUL
- Begin recording your ShowMe as soon as you open the app—no need to navigate complicated menus - Drop images from your photo library to write over or around - Easily switch between drawing and erasing (as well as pausing and playing) to make your ShowMe flow from concept to concept - You can make your ShowMe as long or as short as it needs to be, and record as many ShowMe’s as you want. Go nuts! - Once you’re finished recording, upload your ShowMe to share with the community (or keep it private if you prefer) - Discover awesome tutorials created by the community at ShowMe.com
A VARIETY OF USES
- Easily explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to basket weaving. - Add ShowMe’s to your Do-It-Yourself blog - Attach a personal message to any travel photos you want to share - Diagram offensive and defensive strategies for sports - Grade student work with commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performance - Use ShowMe as an interactive whiteboard substitute Implement a “flipped classroom” - Showcase your ShowMe’s online at ShowMe.com and share your knowledge with your students, friends, family, or the world!
FEATURES
- Voice-record - Multiple brush colors - Pause and erase - Import images - Unlimited lesson length - Free to upload to ShowMe.com to share your recordings with friends - Easy embedding for sharing anywhere (taken from the iTunes description)