turn YouTube videos into interactive assessments

Save time creating quality lessons and assessments when you can deliver YouTube for Education videos to your students in a safe, engaging, trackable way.

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save time creating quality lessons and assessments

Access videos from YouTube for Education (and in the future—other trusted content providers!) directly inside Screencastify. Video made easy:

  • Browse, search, or filter videos by subject and grade level directly inside Screencastify
  • Trim videos and add short answer or multiple choice questions
  • Share the Screencastify link for students to experience the video in an interactive, ad-safe, trackable way

use one tool for video creation and assessment

Teachers can create original videos and leverage a rich content library. Simplify and consolidate:

  • Use the same robust toolset to turn original videos and YouTube videos into assignments
  • Personalized learning when you can easily customize content to student needs
  • Analytics and powerful grading workflows make tracking student progress easy

increase student engagement with diverse content

Students gain a deeper understanding of content when they can experience diverse explanations of concepts. Engage students:

  • Share expert content from YouTube for Education across subjects and grade levels
  • Support different learning styles
  • Promote critical thinking with added questions
  • Bring diverse voices into the classroom

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Record your first video

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Our blazing fast, browser-based editor empowers anyone to easily create powerful and professional videos — whether recorded with Screencastify or not.

Effortlessly and securely assign and collect video submissions from students, staff or anyone from nearly any device by creating and sending magic links.

engage students with interactive video

easy grading workflows

Highlight past due responses, sort responses by grading status to see what's left to grade, and export grades.

prevent skipping

Ensure students stay engaged when they can't skip content or questions.

promote student comprehension

Add Interactive Questions anywhere on the video so you can be sure students are understanding important points.

safe and ad-free

Rest assured that students will not be exposed to ads.

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frequently asked questions

How many videos can I make with Premium Library?

Premium Library is currently in Beta, with unlimited access for Pro plan users and School and District users.

Can I edit the YouTube videos?

Yes, users can trim the start and end of each video to only share the relevant part of the video. Due to copyright law, we cannot enable further editing.

Can I use a YouTube video I already have the link for?

Yes! You copy and paste the link of your choice into the search bar at the top of the Premium Library to find it, then add it to your Screencastify library to trim it, add questions to it, and share in an ad-safe way.