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∙ Multimodal tools to increase engagement– video, audio, drawing, and more!
∙ Class journals to share and celebrate achievements
∙ Gradual increase of learning ownership and agency
∙ Communicate easily with teachers–includes instant translation in 100+ languages
∙ Get insight into your child’s progress
∙ View and comment on your child’s work
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∙ Ability to design and share lessons
∙ Over 100k ready-to-teach learning activities
∙ Student grouping and simplified assigning
∙ Individual, group, class, and multi-class communication
∙ Progress monitoring
∙ Year-over-year portfolios
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∙ Schoolwide visibility, data, and settings
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- Additional improvements for getting stuck uploading multimedia
- Additional improvements to how the app handles losing internet connection and reconnecting when you’re back online
Ratings and Reviews
I teach 1st grade, and I love the way that Seesaw allows my students and me to share what is happening in our classroom. My students are able to record their voices, take pictures of their work, and share their thinking with me and with their families via Seesaw. It is also a really fast way for me to communicate with parents. I use Seesaw to send out my weekly class newsletter and to send out last minute announcements, as well. Great way for teachers, parents, and students to stay connected! Also, it is a great place for teachers to share things with each other. I use so many assignments from the community of teachers on Seesaw to advance the thinking and learning in my classroom. The only thing I wish were different about Seesaw is I wish I were able to assign things just to certain students instead of to the whole class. It would help me differentiate my assignments better. Maybe there’s a way to do that and I just haven’t figured it out yet... 🤷♀️ Not sure. But overall, Seesaw has been such a neat tool and resource for my classroom!
New Messaging Update is Awful
I LOVE this app and have been using it for 7 years. I was so excited when they said they were merging class and family into 1 and updating. The update is awful with messages though. I am a kinder teacher and it used to be so easy to find and message parents for my class. Now I have to jump through a ton of hoops to even create a message. I can’t just scroll through parent names of my class to send a message I have to actually know their names and search which often times in the beginning of the year I don’t off they top of my head. I have parents emailing that they can’t write a message to me or reply. They used to easily be able to just type under any message I sent and it would go privately to me. I have watched the video on this over and over but it doesn’t match what they see on their end. I love the idea of group messages but the rest of this is garbage. I was also hoping families would be able to add to their children’s journal since they help with the homework at home. Now they are having to log between student and family accounts. I hyped up this app to my families like I do every year but they are frustrated and not impressed this year. I hope they rework this or go back to the old user friendly way or we may have to find another program.
Developer Response ,
Hi Kay, we're so sorry that you've been having trouble with the most recent update. We are actively working to improve the user experience. Please contact us at https://help.seesaw.me/hc/en-us/requests/new. - Seesaw Support
Seesaw is stupid, TEACHERS PLEASE READ
Hello! Those of you who think Seesaw has a perfect Instagram- like setup, and super fun and easy, you are wrong! Seesaw is annoying. The computer Seesaw is better than the app one, but they are still stupid. Teachers, kids are allow to make random videos. Just imagine the inappropriate issues your trouble-making kiddos would do! Plus, there’s no preset comments. Those trouble-making kiddos in your class could swear or hurt someone’s feelings. It also encourages kids to sneak and watch classmate’s videos instead of doing work. There’s no way to ban video making. Kids reading this, you don’t want to have Seesaw, it’s little-kiddie. The grade ranges that do enjoy it is K-1, 2nd+ just hate it. Schoolagy (did I spell it right?) is more ages 3rd grade + and is perfect! It’s harder to make videos than just tapping a button, and you can like videos. Kids have fun doing that. Teachers can also make great videos. Teachers, if you prefer Microsoft Stream, when you are showing your students how to get to it, there will be a little button in the corner to view the video on Microsoft Stream! Teachers, video making on Schoolagy (if I didn’t spell it write, I’m sorry) is amazing. Do scratchy sound issues like on Seesaw. If you are a K-1 teacher, use Seesaw (it’s the best you got) Thank you for reading
Developer Response ,
Hi there! It sounds like your class may be having some problems with students posting inappropriate content. As a teacher, you can turn on the ability to review all posts before they become public to prevent unapproved random videos from appearing in your class. Teachers can also turn off students' abilities to make comments on other student's posts. If you have any questions or need some suggestions on how to set up your class settings, please check our Help Center or contact us at https://help.seesaw.me/hc/en-us/requests/new.
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