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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"**

WHAT IS SEESAW?
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.

FEATURES:
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 help.seesaw.me.
∙ Common Core-aligned activity ideas for K-12 at ideas.seesaw.me.
∙ Follow @Seesaw on Twitter to connect with other inspiriting educators.

What's New

Version 5.7.2

Fix a crash when using Activities on iOS 9.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5

12K Ratings

12K Ratings

Best thing since sliced bread!

Kris & Heather

Seesaw is the best thing that has happened to me in my teaching. Kids can digitally document there work, separate it into subject folders, and comment on there own or others others work. Teachers no longer have to drag binders of student work Home to grade. Instead, instant feed back is possible via text or voice comments. Parents get notified when something new has been posted in their child’s “journal” and with the new ability of sending announcements, even newsletters can be sent out through the app. There is so much more that seesaw can do, but check it out yourself. It truly is the best thing since sliced bread.

Such an improvement!

Reinaag

In my previous review, I had written that while Seesaw had many amazing features, it was missing a feature that was important to home-school communication: the ability for parents to send pictures through private messaging. Now, the latest update gives that ability and more! Not only can parents/teachers send pictures through private messaging, but also videos, pdf files, and others! Now, my one remaining wish for Seesaw is to have something to the School Story feature similar to Class Dojo. This feature will help schools share school-wide activities/announcements to families. Seesaw is amazing!

POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE

From an Tech Administrator

When you run into issues, you CAN NOT call them for support. You have to do it via email and it takes DAYS to get real issues resolved. I usually get ONE response a day from their support people. Case in point, I opened a ticket with them on a server error we keep getting on Sept. 27 (over a week ago) and I am no closer to getting this resolved (it is now October 5th), then when I opened the ticket. As a support person, I am used to calling in issues and getting it resolved either on that phone call, or shortly there after (maybe a day or two later). This has happened now mulitiple times since we became a Seesaw For Schools building. The teachers who use Seesaw, absolutely love it, and I understand why, but coming from a support perspective, my view of Seesaw is quickly diminishing!!!!!!!!!!!

Information

Seller
Seesaw Learning, Inc.
Size
259.9 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© 2018 Seesaw Learning Inc
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. 1 Month of Seesaw Plus $12.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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