Resources for Using SeeSaw

April 2020

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Disclaimer:

The resources below have been created to assist beginning users of SeeSaw. As with all software that is to be used with students, please contact your district's Data Privacy Officer (DPO) to ensure that the software is Ed Law 2D compliant before creating an account. For more information on Ed Law 2D, please go to: http://www.nysed.gov/data-privacy-security.
Seesaw is an educational platform that connects teachers with students and parents. It is an authentic way for students to show their learning. There is a free and a paid version of this program available. The resources below are not exhaustive. For more information please visit seesaw.me. Their YouTube Channel (linked at the bottom of this S'more) has many videos to help you begin to use SeeSaw.
Johnston Learning Spotlight: Wallace Elementary

Remote Learning for Teachers New to SeeSaw

Remote Learning for Teachers New to Seesaw
Register for a Live Remote Learning Webinar

This is offered several times per week. this week there are dates for April 6th, 8th, and 10th.

Remote Learning for Teachers Already using SeeSaw

Remote Learning for Teachers Already Using Seesaw
Register for a Live Remote Learning Webinar

This live webinar is held April 7 and 9, 2020. This link will take you to the registration page. It is for teachers already using SeeSaw with their students.

Getting Started

Getting Started with "Seesaw" Tutorial

Create an Account and Class

Create an Account and Class (Free Seesaw)

Adding Students to Seesaw in Classes that Sign In with a Class Code

Adding Students to Seesaw in Classes that Sign In with a Class Code (Free Seesaw)

Create an Activity

Create a New Activity in Seesaw

Creating Your First Activity on SeeSaw

The PDF linked below shows slides from the live webinar. If you feel you need more help, sign up for the live webinar (button below).
Creating Your First Activity Webinar

This webinar will be available April 6, 8, and 10, 2020. Registration required.

Students Post to Their Journal

Students Post to Their Journal with the Green Add Button

Review and Approve Responses

Review and Approve Student Responses to Activities in Seesaw

Teacher Access Home Learning Codes for Students

(Teachers) Access Home Learning Codes for Students

Family Communication

  • Student work and family communication can be found in one place
  • Promotes continued visibility of student learning which in turns builds trust and support with families
  • Empowers students to communicate with their family about their learning
  • Provides safe communication that teachers control
  • Multiple types of communication allow for whole group down to individual communication with students and families
  • Multiple languages supported allowing for communication with all families

Additional Resources

SeeSaw YouTube Channel

For more tutorial videos click here.

SeeSaw Help LIVE

Register for the daily Q & A live webinar for answers to specific questions about SeeSaw.