Loom

Create screen recordings for video lessons, feedback, and other communication.

Grades K-12 15 min Resource by:

Loom is a screen recording tool that is free for students and teachers. It is ideal for creating instructional videos or video messages that can be shared as a link or embedded directly into webpages and email. The software allows users to record their computer screen, their web camera, or both simultaneously, while also capturing audio. This user-friendly tool is ideal for students to record videos that demonstrate their learning.

Technical Requirements

  • Loom will continue to be free for teachers and students.
  • A verified account is required to access the free education version.
  • Loom is compatible with Mac, Windows, and iOS.
  • Loom can be used via the Loom website, a Chrome extension, or the desktop app.
  • The desktop app offers more features than the website or extension (such as annotation tools).
  • Videos are stored in your Loom account and can be downloaded or shared via a link or embed code.
  • Loom offers Slack and Gmail integration.

Check out this video and tip sheet for an overview of Loom:

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