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Seesaw: The Learning Journal

By Seesaw Learning, Inc.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio. Seesaw empowers students of any age to create, reflect, collaborate and share. Invite families to Seesaw to keep them in the loop about their child’s learning, and easily communicate between school and home.

Used in over 200,000 classrooms, 1 in 4 schools in the US, and over 150 countries!

**Named Best Website of 2016 by American Association of School Librarians, Top Pick for Education 2016 by Common Sense Media, Richard Byrne's Free Tech for Teachers, and featured in by Apple as "Perfect for Every Classroom"**

For students, Seesaw helps them see their own growth and provides an audience for their work - whether that be peers, parents, or the world at large.

For families, Seesaw gives an immediate, personalized window into their child’s day so they can support learning at home.

For teachers, Seesaw saves time on organization and communication, makes formative assessment easy, and provides a safe place to teach digital citizenship skills.

Capture Student Learning in Any Form
∙ Built-in content creation tools, including photo, video, recordable whiteboard, drawing, voice recorder, web link and PDF.
∙ Compatible with 100s of other apps, including Apple and Google apps.
∙ Browse work from the entire class or for a single student.
∙ Use folders to organize work by subject area, project, or curriculum objective.

Sign In Options that Work for All Ages
∙ QR code sign in for young learners or shared device classrooms.
∙ Email or Google sign in for older students

Encourage Student Reflection
∙ Seesaw helps capture the learning process, not just the end result.
∙ Students use built-in audio recording, drawing and labeling tools to reflect or explain.
∙ Teachers can control who can see what, and whether students and families can add likes or comments.

Invite Families
∙ Include families in the learning process by inviting them to view updates to their child’s Seesaw journal. Seesaw’s immediate, visual updates actually get seen by parents, provide encouragement for students, and cross language barriers.
∙ Teachers approve all new additions and comments before anything is shared.
∙ Translate notes, comments and captions into 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese and more!

Seesaw Activities
∙ Easily create and share activities for your students to complete in Seesaw.
∙ Get inspired with grade-level specific activities from our library, or create your own!
∙ Share activities with your whole class or with specific students to differentiate instruction.
∙ Add folders or skills to activities to keep portfolios better organized.
∙ All student responses are organized on one page.
∙ Copy activities between your classes or use them again next school year.

Seesaw Blogs
∙ Create a public webpage for your class.
∙ Give students a global audience for their work.
∙ Post to the class blog in just one tap. No other apps, websites or embed codes needed! All posts are teacher-moderated.
∙ Connect to other class blogs directly within Seesaw so students can comment and collaborate with students from all over the world.

Teacher Resources
∙ Getting started tips and professional development resources at
∙ Common Core-aligned activity ideas for K-12 at
∙ Follow @Seesaw on Twitter to connect with other inspiriting educators.

What's New in Version 5.6

- Share activities with other teachers! Customize or create a new activity, then share it with teacher friends, who can use the activity in their own classes. Choose “Get Activity Link” from the [...] menu, then share via social or email. Don’t worry, no student responses are shared.
- Scheduled Activities: With Seesaw Plus or Seesaw for Schools, you can now schedule activities for dates and times in the future.
- New shortcuts for added for activity instructions: Pointer arrow :arrow:, big green + :plus:, pause :pause:, and camera roll :cameraroll:.

Other improvements:
- We now indicate if an activity example or template is a video, PDF, link or album.
- Uploading the same type of post back-to-back in shared device classes with students can see each other's work OFF is now fixed.


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Customer Reviews

A SAFE Facebook for Your Classroom

This is an AMAZING classroom tool to communicate with parents and students. It teaches digital citizenship and encourages students to give each other positive feedback. You can even give assignments through the app!


It works very well

Seesaw: The Learning Journal
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.6
  • Size: 325 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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