Another screencasting tip: Screencast Dashboards: Leverage the Power of Dual Monitors

“If you have two monitors available, you can take advantage of both monitors to be more productive with your screencasts. Using two monitors is a little more complicated at first but can simply your recordings.

The big advantage is that you can use a secondary monitor as a “control dashboard” for your screencast –keeping all the applications, tools, and information you need in your field of vision and easily accessible without having them show up in the screencast”