Seesaw

Here you will find some information on how to use Seesaw at home to support home learning, there are some helpful videos from Seesaw too.

How to upload work to Seesaw using the Seesaw Class app

How to annotate your work when uploading a document, photo, video or creating a drawing


How to send your teacher a message using the Seesaw Class app

 

How to organise work into folders

 

How to respond to an activity set to you by your teacher

 

How to add multiple pages to your journal at one time


Difference between the Class and Family app

Seesaw Class is used by pupils to upload and share work with their family, they can also access activities set for Home Learning by their teacher. The Seesaw Family app is used by parents/carers to view announcements from teachers, view pupil work and to make positive comments on their child’s work.

 

  Seesaw Class Seesaw Family
Pupils can upload work Yes X
Pupils can respond to activities set by their class teacher Yes X
Parents can make comments X Yes
Announcements sent by teachers can be viewed Yes Yes
Messages can be sent to the class teacher privately X Yes

 

Difference between the Family and Home Learning codes

There are two different types of codes issued. The Family code allows families to log into the Seesaw Family app at home on their own device to view pupil work. The Home Learning Code allows pupils to log in to the Seesaw Class app on a device at home to upload their homework or home learning.

 

  Home Learning Code Family Code
Pupils can log in to upload work Yes X
Pupils can respond to activities set by their class teacher Yes X
Parents can make comments X Yes
Pupils can make comments Yes X
Announcements sent by teachers can be viewed Yes Yes
Messages can be sent to the class teacher privately X Yes

 

Pupils will have 2 different types of codes to allow them to access Seesaw from home. See the images below to see the difference between the two codes.

 

Home Learning Code – Use with Seesaw Class

 

Family Code- Use with Seesaw Family

 

Seesaw have created some helpful videos that families may find useful.

What is Seesaw? An introduction for families

 

What is Seesaw? An introduction for students