Seesaw is the best platform for empowering students to demonstrate and share their learning. Students use powerful tools in the Seesaw app to create, reflect and demonstrate learning. When students share their learning in their Seesaw portfolio, teachers and families gain valuable insights into what their students know and can better support their development throughout the school year. Teachers tell us that students who use Seesaw feel empowered, motivated and proud, and that they are engaged in more meaningful ways.
∙ Seesaw is used in over 200,000 classrooms, over 150 countries, and 1 out of 2 schools in the US
∙ The core Seesaw experience is free for individual teachers and always will be
∙ Seesaw works on any device, shared or one-to-one
How does Seesaw Work?
∙ Students use Seesaw’s intuitive tools to demonstrate learning in a portfolio.
∙ Teachers see what students know and get ideas for activities in Seesaw.
∙ Families see their child’s work and leave comments and encouragement.
What Can Teachers Do with Seesaw?
∙ Unlock creativity for all students in any subject
∙ Gain insights to meet students where they are
∙ Engage families in conversations centered on student learning
∙ Give students a space for ownership and choice
∙ Get inspiration and ideas for your classroom
∙ Celebrate and recognize student progress
∙ 2018 Top Pick for Learning by Common Sense Education
∙ Best Website of 2016 by American Association of School Librarians
∙ Richard Byrne's Free Tech for Teachers
∙ Featured by Apple as "Perfect for Every Classroom"
Other Seesaw Features Include:
∙ Compatible with 100s of other apps, including Apple and Google apps.
∙ Multiple sign in options, including QR sign in options for younger learners or shared device classrooms.
∙ Teachers control who can see what, and whether students and families can add likes or comments.
∙ Translate notes, comments and captions into 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese and more!
∙ Getting started tips and professional development resources at help.seesaw.me.
∙ Follow @Seesaw on Twitter or join our Seesaw Teachers Facebook group to give feedback and connect with other inspiring educators.
∙ Seesaw is COPPA, FERPA and GDPR compliant. Learn more at web.seesaw.me/privacy
Seesaw for Schools: Premium Features
Make Seesaw an official part of your school or district with our subscription service. Bring the power of Seesaw and additional premium features to all your students, teachers and families. Additional benefits include the ability to:
∙ See student progress year over year
∙ Get real-time insights into schoolwide learning
∙ Centralize setup and management for your school or district
Explore new creative tools that make Seesaw even better for empowering students! We’ve added tools and enhanced existing ones to unlock more opportunities for students to think creatively and reflect. We can’t wait to see how your students Create. Reflect. Seesaw!
∙ Bigger canvas, endless possibilities: Students tap the drawing tool to explore a new full screen, open-ended canvas, with more space and more choice to demonstrate their learning.
∙ New intuitive tools for all learners: Expressive new pens, shapes, backgrounds, undo/redo buttons and video improvements give students more options to show what they know.
∙ More opportunities for deeper learning: With the new collage feature, students can add multiple photos to any piece of work - a top teacher feature request!
Ratings and Reviews
Best thing since sliced bread!
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!
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!
The BEST app for primary grades!
I have always had two problems with independent work in my first grade class: I can’t check up on them without having them hand in a worksheet, and I can’t always be there to give them directions again in case they forget, especially during centers. This app solves both those problems!! I can be at home on my couch checking their independent center work, I can record and write directions so that children of all ability levels can understand what to do, and I can turn just about any assignment into an authentic assessment instantly! Could not love this app more!!
- Seesaw Learning, Inc.
- 219.9 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © 2019 Seesaw Learning Inc
- In-App Purchases
- 1 Month of Seesaw Plus $12.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.