seesaw

Seesaw for Schools is a digital app-based platform that allows students, teachers, and parents or guardians to complete and share classroom work. As the company itself says, Seesaw is a platform for student engagement.

The focus of this online course is to assist you in learning to use Seesaw. Many educators had to use Seesaw in 2020 without the benefit of learning it. The purpose of the course is for you to adapt these strategies for your own use in the classroom.  It is an introductory course intended to build your capacity for using Seesaw.

12 CTLE Hours

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Course Module List

Welcome

Module 1: Seesaw Setup

Are you asking yourself where do you begin? I’ll walk you through how to set up your class,  add students, connect parents, and set up at home learning codes. You will also learn how to enable student comments as well as family comments. 

Module 2: Create and Post Work

How do students add work? Seesaw has the capabilities for students to create and complete work without using any other app or website. You will learn how students can take pictures, draw, record a video, and so much more. 

Module 3: Seesaw Library

Let’s learn about the most wonderful aspect of Seesaw, the Seesaw library. The library houses assignments created by other teachers. I will walk you through where to find the library, how to search for assignments, and you will even learn how to edit already created items. This feature is very beneficial for busy teachers.

Module 4: Feedback and Editing

Are you afraid you will miss adding stickers to student work or drawing happy faces? Seesaw has the capabilities for the teacher to like and comment on each completed assignment. You will also learn how to edit items, send back incorrect work for a redo, and create folders to organize student work. The last feature you will learn about in this module is printing QR codes to share your student’s work for your school to see. Seesaw creates a QR code for each assignment for you. Learn how to print QR codes for assignments to create living displays.

Module 5: Seesaw Library, Assignments, and Seesaw for Schools

Can’t find the perfect assignment? Let’s learn how to create your own assignments in the Seesaw library. You will learn how to type instructions, add voice instructions, include your template, and assign to students. You will also learn how to share your creations with other colleagues. Finally, we'll explore a few aspects unique to Seesaw for Schools, the "paid" version of Seesaw that is available to school districts.

Final Module: Get Your Digital Badge and Certificate