Class Tech Tips: Create Engaging Video Lessons with Zaption

Class Tech Tips: Create Engaging Video Lessons with Zaption

Zaption is a fantastic web app that gives teachers the power to create their own video lessons using a variety of multimedia. Combining still images, YouTube clips, and more, teachers can design the perfect video to share with their students. They can also add interactive elements like quizzes and drawings. With Zaption content comes alive for students giving them the opportunity to benefit from hand-picked multimedia to help them learn about a particular topic.


Before diving in to create your own, you can check out what’s available on Zaption’s website. They have a Gallery full of ready-to-use content created by teachers from around the country, and content partners like Facing History and Ourselves. Most of their current content is focused on U.S. History and Government, but they are working to expand to other subjects in the coming months. Zaption is easy to use and lets you access analytics that show user views and engagement.

Zaption is completely free for Basic users, $79/yr for Pro users, and offers volume pricing for Campus licenses. Visit their website to watch a video and learn more!

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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.