About & Pics

Description

Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that inspires your students to do their best work and saves you time.
∙ Any device, shared or one-to-one
∙ Always free for teachers
∙ Used in over 200,000 classrooms and 1 out of 2 schools in the US

Awards Include:
∙ 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"

How Does Seesaw Help Teachers?
Seesaw’s creative tools encourage student engagement
∙ Students express themselves, reflect on their learning and create a portfolio they're proud to show others.

Get ideas and save prep time
∙ Browse thousands of great activities ready to use in your classroom today.
∙ Collect student responses digitally and lug home fewer papers.

Focus even more on your students
∙ Seesaw helps you see and hear what each student knows so you can better understand their progress
∙ Give more differentiated support through comments and feedback.

How Does Seesaw Work?
∙ Teachers find or create activities to share with students.
∙ Students take pics, draw, record videos and more to capture and reflect on learning in a portfolio.
∙ Families see their child’s work and leave comments and encouragement.

Other Seesaw Features
∙ 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!
∙ Class blogs, with the option to connect to other classes.
∙ 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

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Nov 10, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 24 days, on average.

May 15
2019
(Current)
Version 6.2.2

Bug fixes

Feb 20
2019
Version 6.2.1

We’ve made a couple of additional improvements to Skills:
- It’s now easier to get started using Skills for the first time
- Assign star ratings right as you approve student posts and activities

Jan 22
2019
Version 6.2

Check out the improvements to Skills! It's now more flexible, customizable, and easier to apply in your classroom.

Look for:
- More star rating options for a wider range of scales and assessment styles
- Smoother flow!
- Tag skills on both student posts and activities
- Assign star ratings right as you approve student posts

Dec 11
2018
Version 6.1.1

- Celebrate the end of the year with Seesaw. Browse hundreds of new activities that encourage students to reflect on the season, traditions, celebrations, and their goals!
- Upload videos from Google Drive
- Improved Google sign on

Oct 24
2018
Version 6.1

- Explore Seesaw’s tools before there are students in a new class using the Sample Student! Want to add Sample Student to your existing class to make it easier to demo Seesaw to students? Tap the wrench icon to open Class Settings, then turn Enable Sample Student to ON.
- Joining a class and signing in as a student using an email address or Google account is now even easier—fewer taps is always better!
- It’s also easier to add students to your class and get them signed in to Seesaw. Tap +Students for instructions.
- Choose a fun class icon to represent your class. Tap on the wrench icon and pick a cute icon or upload one of your own. Whenever you tag all students in your class, your class icon will show.

Oct 09
2018
Version 6.0.5

- Looking for an idea for tomorrow? Browse new activities added to the Library for Fall! Check out trending searches or browse the profile of inspiring teachers in our community.
- Activities improvements: Make it easier to share activities to your classes, copy voice instructions when copy & editing an activity, find similar teacher-contributed activities while browsing the library.
- Upgraded video player
- Allow Swift Playground app to share via Share extension into Seesaw
- Fix bug deleting attachments when sending an announcement
- Fix bug where sometimes it was not possible to turn ON push notifications.

Sep 05
2018
Version 6.0.4

- Fixes bug where teachers couldn't print the QR code poster for their class.

Aug 23
2018
Version 6.0.3

∙ Looking for a lesson idea for tomorrow? Browse the Seesaw Activity Library. Hundreds of new activity ideas are added each week, ready for you to use with students or customize.
∙ Easily save activities you find on social media or shared by a colleague via email. Tap the Save Activity button and the activity will be saved to My Library.
∙ Support for student sign in using Clever Badges for Seesaw for Schools customers.

Aug 09
2018
Version 6.0.2

∙ Browse over 3,000 new ideas for how to use Seesaw with your students in the Activity Library! Check out the Getting Started Collection if you’re brand new to Seesaw, or explore our community’s favorite ‘Get to Know Me’ activities for Back to School.
∙ Improvements to searching and browsing the Activity Library.
∙ Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Jul 19
2018
Version 6.0.1

Activities is now even better with 100s of new activities added to the Library each week!
- Tag a folder when sharing an activity and all student responses are organized into that folder.
- Differentiate your instruction by selecting which students to receive an activity. Works best in Email and Class Code-1:1 Devices sign in modes. Change your sign in mode in Class Settings.
- See all of the archived activities for your class in the Archived section of the Activities tab.
- Students can view and listen to instructions while responding to activities by tapping the View Instructions banner at the top of the page.
Plus lots of other bug fixes and small improvements. Thanks for all of the feedback!

Jun 21
2018
Version 6.0

Get ideas and save prep time with the newly expanded Activity Library!
∙ Discover tons of activities created by Seesaw Ambassadors that are ready to use with your students.
∙ Quickly find an activity by grade level or subject area to share right in Seesaw, customizing it if you like.
∙ Share any activity with multiple classes at once.
∙ If you’re using Seesaw Plus or Seesaw for Schools, you can organize your activities into collections and schedule activities to be shared at a specific time.

May 31
2018
Version 5.7.4

Bug fixes

May 21
2018
Version 5.7.3

∙ Seesaw has implemented the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) going into effect in the EU and UK. Learn more at web.seesaw.me/privacy.
∙ Fixes bug where sometimes photos and videos would not save to the camera roll on iOS 11.

May 01
2018
Version 5.7.2

Fix a crash when using Activities on iOS 9.

Apr 30
2018
Version 5.7.1

Bug fixes

Mar 08
2018
Version 5.7

Seesaw messaging is now better than ever!
- Add photos, videos, PDFs, links and more to the announcements and private messages you send in Seesaw.
- Families can also message you back with Seesaw’s built-in creative tools, keeping your parent communication in one place.
- We hope this new feature makes teacher-family communication in Seesaw more useful, expressive and fun!
- Multimedia messaging was one of our top feature requests. Thank you for helping us make Seesaw better every month.

Feb 08
2018
Version 5.6.3

∙ Google Drive integration is fixed! Tap the “Add File” tool to add files from Google Drive right into Seesaw. If the file is a Doc, Slides, Sheets or Drawing, it will be automatically converted into a PDF. If it is already an image, video or PDF file, we’ll just add it directly to Seesaw.
∙ Fixes crash when uploading a banner image to the blog.

Jan 19
2018
Version 5.6.2

5.6.2
∙ Fixes crash when liking or commenting on the last post in the feed

5.6.1
Seesaw now supports iPhone X!
We’ve also fixed a few bugs, including:
∙ Fixes issue where iOS 11 screencast videos would not play back when recorded in landscape mode.
∙ Fixes issue where email/push settings would not change in Account Settings.
∙ Fixes crash on the Inbox tab when loading some messages.

Jan 17
2018
Version 5.6.1

Happy New Year! In this release, Seesaw now supports iPhone X! We’ve also fixed a few bugs, including:
∙ Fixes issue where iOS 11 screencast videos would not play back when recorded in landscape mode.
∙ Fixes issue where email/push settings would not change in Account Settings.
∙ Fixes crash on the Inbox tab when loading some messages.

Nov 28
2017
Version 5.6

- Share activities with other teachers! Customize or create a new activity, then share it with teacher friends, who can use the activity in their own classes. Choose “Get Activity Link” from the [...] menu, then share via social or email. Don’t worry, no student responses are shared.
- Scheduled Activities: With Seesaw Plus or Seesaw for Schools, you can now schedule activities for dates and times in the future.
- New shortcuts for added for activity instructions: Pointer arrow :arrow:, big green + :plus:, pause :pause:, and camera roll :cameraroll:.

Other improvements:
- We now indicate if an activity example or template is a video, PDF, link or album.
- Uploading the same type of post back-to-back in shared device classes with students can see each other's work OFF is now fixed.

Oct 20
2017
Version 5.5.1

Introducing Activities! Easily create and share activities for your students to complete in Seesaw.
- Activity Library: Get inspired with grade-level specific activities from our library that are ready to use right away, or create your own!
- Simplify Classroom Workflow: Share activities with your whole class or with specific students to differentiate instruction. Students complete activities with any Seesaw tool, and all student responses are organized on one screen. Plus, families don't get notified about activities until their child's response is approved.
- Save Time: Easily copy activities between your classes or use them again next school year. Add folders or skills to activities to keep student portfolios better organized.

More Updates:
- Teachers can now edit or delete a message they've sent! Just tap the [...] button on any message or announcement you wrote. (Thank you all for your feedback about this feature; we'll be making messaging better and better this year!)
- Teachers can pick their school in the app to make it easier to connect with other teachers using Seesaw.

In 5.5.1
- Small bug fixes for Activities

Oct 19
2017
Version 5.5

Introducing Activities! Easily create and share activities for your students to complete in Seesaw.
- Activity Library: Get inspired with grade-level specific activities from our library that are ready to use right away, or create your own!
- Simplify Classroom Workflow: Share activities with your whole class or with specific students to differentiate instruction. Students complete activities with any Seesaw tool, and all student responses are organized on one screen. Plus, families don't get notified about activities until their child's response is approved.
- Save Time: Easily copy activities between your classes or use them again next school year. Add folders or skills to activities to keep student portfolios better organized.

More Updates:
- Teachers can now edit or delete a message they've sent! Just tap the [...] button on any message or announcement you wrote. (Thank you all for your feedback about this feature; we'll be making messaging better and better this year!)
- Teachers can pick their school in the app to make it easier to connect with other teachers using Seesaw.

Sep 25
2017
Version 5.2.2

Bug Fixes:
- Fixes bug where long messages got cut off on iOS 9 devices
- Fixes bug where teachers couldn't sign in if they had zero classes
- Fixes bug where the button controls on the Add File tool were white text on white background (iPhone only)

Sep 13
2017
Version 5.2.1

- Fixes bug where photo album posts would sometimes be missing a photo
- Fixes app crash when class name was deleted in Class Settings
- Fixes app crash when the last family member was removed from a student

Sep 05
2017
Version 5.2

- Getting Started Checklist for teachers built right into the app! Follow this 6 step guide and you’ll be rockin’ with Seesaw in your classroom.
- 10 Minute Videos! Students can now record up to 10 minutes of video or drawing + voice video.
- No more comic sans in 4th-12th grade. We heard you, and now the Note tool for 4th-12th grade classes uses a more mature sans serif font. ;)
- Save full albums to your camera roll from the [...] menu.
- Plus bug fixes: the Connected Blogs button is back for students; fixes student names getting cut off on iPhone; fixes Skills View not updating after upgrading to Seesaw Plus on iPhone.

Aug 10
2017
Version 5.1

Introducing Albums—multiple photos is finally here!
- Tap on Camera Roll, tap + Add More, select up to 10 photos for each album post.
- Add one voice recording or caption to your album to add additional context or reflection.
Multiple photos is here!!
Tap on Camera Roll, tap + Add More, select up to 10 photos for each album post.
Add one voice recording or caption to your album to add additional context or reflection.
Perfect for documenting science experiments, recording writing assignments, sharing a field trip.
Plus a other improvements:
It’s now easier to connect email sign in students to your class. Seesaw generates an invite email for your class, you can then send it to the right students.
Design tweaks and enhancements to make Seesaw easier to use.

Plus other improvements:
- It's now easier to connect students to your email sign in class. Seesaw will generate an invite email that you can send to your students.
- Design tweaks and enhancements to make Seesaw easier to use.

Aug 02
2017
Version 5.0.3

5.0.3
- Fixes bug where the +Join Class button did not show up in the left menu for email sign in students.

5.0.1
- Translation for messages! If a message is written in a language that is different from the language of a family member or teacher’s device, “See Translation” appears. Tap “See Translation” and Seesaw automatically translates the message into your native language.
- Simplified new class creation process.
- Notifications improvements for teachers.

Jul 31
2017
Version 5.0.2

5.0.2
- Bug fixes

5.0.1
- Translation for messages! If a message is written in a language that is different from the language of a family member or teacher’s device, “See Translation” appears. Tap “See Translation” and Seesaw automatically translates the message into your native language.
- Simplified new class creation process.
- Notifications improvements for teachers.

Jul 24
2017
Version 5.0.1

- Translation for messages! If a message is written in a language that is different from the language of a family member or teacher’s device, “See Translation” appears. Tap “See Translation” and Seesaw automatically translates the message into your native language.
- Simplified new class creation process.
- Notifications improvements for teachers.
- Other bug fixes and improvements!

Jul 06
2017
Version 5.0

Seesaw 5 is here! This is our biggest update since we launched Seesaw two years ago. Thank you for your feedback and support!
∙ Introducing Messages: Quickly send an announcement to all families or students in your class, or privately message individual parents right within Seesaw.
∙ Simplified App Design: Journals, Blog, Skills, Inbox and class settings are all on one screen.
∙ Customizable Class Theme and Icon: Personalize your class with a fun color theme and snazzy icon.
∙ Have families download our new Family app: Parents and families now have just one place to check to see recent posts, can browse portfolios using folders and calendar, and privately message teachers.

Apr 18
2017
Version 4.6

- Google Drive, Dropbox and iCloud Integration is here! Tap the *new* Add File button, then select files from Google Drive, iCloud Drive or Dropbox to add into Seesaw. Files are automatically converted into a Seesaw-compatible format like a PDF, making files easily viewable by students and connected families.
- Teachers can now reset student passwords. If students forget the password to their Seesaw email account, teachers can set a new password for them from Manage Class > Manage Students menu.
- Translation tool bug fixes. Fixes issue where "See Translation" was not showing consistently for devices set to languages other than English.
- Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Apr 05
2017
Version 4.5.8

- Class Code Classes: The text class code now lasts for 1 hour, so students can use the same sign in code for a whole class period.
- Email Classes: The Join Code that students use to connect their email address to your class now lasts for 7 days, making it much easier to connect students to your class!
- Show / hide password option so you can see what password you are entering when signing in or creating your account.

Thank you for your feedback and suggestions!

Mar 15
2017
Version 4.5.7

- Bug fixes and performance improvements.
- Enhancements for force touch-compatible devices (iPhone 6S, iPhone 7): Leave an emoji quick-comment by long pressing on the Comment icon. Choose from happy face, star, heart, clapping and more! From the home screen, long press on the app icon and get a shortcut to the photo, video, drawing and camera roll tools to create a new Seesaw post!

Feb 21
2017
Version 4.5.6

- Clickable links! URLs in any approved comments or notes are now clickable and will open an in-app webpage, making it easier to share a link in the comments or link to to multiple resources in one Note post.
- Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Feb 01
2017
Version 4.5.5

Bug Fixes
∙ Fixes crash when leaving a like or comment in the approval queue
∙ Fixes several iOS 8 crashes

Jan 30
2017
Version 4.5.4

- Add up to 5 minutes of voice annotation to PDFs! Just hit [...] then Edit Item to add voice.
- New text label drawing styles, including transparent background style perfect for emojis!
- Fixes several bugs, including bug where photos/videos/drawings were not saving automatically to Camera Roll and bug where Category field was not displayed for Skills.
- Uses updated Google Sign in code.

Dec 15
2016
Version 4.5.3

Add Text Labels to Any Photo, Drawing or Drawing Video!
∙ Annotate any photo or drawing with customizable text labels.
∙ Choose from 8 preset styles. Or completely customize font, color, background and borders.
∙ Create videos with text labels, drawing and voice -- making this tool an even more powerful way to explain and reflect!

Translate into 50+ Languages for Families & Teachers
∙ If a note, caption or comment is written in a language that is different from the language of a parent or teacher’s device, a “See Translation” option appears below the post. Tap that button to automatically translate into your native language.
∙ Supports 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Somali, Chinese, and more! Translation is available on all platforms.
∙ Making Seesaw more accessible to the families in your community is extremely important to us. We hope this feature helps everyone communicate more easily.

Seesaw Blogs Improvements
∙ New “Followers” tab so you can see who is connected to your Seesaw blog, and connect back with them.
∙ Easier ways to customize your image, and manage your blog settings and appearance

Dec 09
2016
Version 4.5.2

Add Text Labels to Any Photo, Drawing or Drawing Video!
∙ Annotate any photo or drawing with customizable text labels.
∙ Choose from 8 preset styles. Or completely customize font, color, background and borders.
∙ Create videos with text labels, drawing and voice -- making this tool an even more powerful way to explain and reflect!

Translate into 50+ Languages for Families & Teachers
∙ If a note, caption or comment is written in a language that is different from the language of a parent or teacher’s device, a “See Translation” option appears below the post. Tap that button to automatically translate into your native language.
∙ Supports 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Somali, Chinese, and more! Translation is available on all platforms.
∙ Making Seesaw more accessible to the families in your community is extremely important to us. We hope this feature helps everyone communicate more easily.

Seesaw Blogs Improvements
∙ New “Followers” tab so you can see who is connected to your Seesaw blog, and connect back with them.
∙ Easier ways to customize your image, and manage your blog settings and appearance

Dec 05
2016
Version 4.5.1

Add Text Labels to Any Photo, Drawing or Drawing Video!
∙ Annotate any photo or drawing with customizable text labels.
∙ Choose from 8 preset styles. Or completely customize font, color, background and borders.
∙ Create videos with text labels, drawing and voice -- making this tool an even more powerful way to explain and reflect!

Translate into 50+ Languages for Families & Teachers
∙ If a note, caption or comment is written in a language that is different from the language of a parent or teacher’s device, a “See Translation” option appears below the post. Tap that button to automatically translate into your native language.
∙ Supports 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Somali, Chinese, and more! Translation is available on all platforms.
∙ Making Seesaw more accessible to the families in your community is extremely important to us. We hope this feature helps everyone communicate more easily.

Seesaw Blogs Improvements
∙ New “Followers” tab so you can see who is connected to your Seesaw blog, and connect back with them.
∙ Easier ways to customize your image, and manage your blog settings and appearance

Nov 30
2016
Version 4.5

Add Text Labels to Any Photo, Drawing or Drawing Video!
∙ Annotate any photo or drawing with customizable text labels.
∙ Choose from 8 preset styles. Or completely customize font, color, background and borders.
∙ Create videos with text labels, drawing and voice -- making this tool an even more powerful way to explain and reflect!

Translate into 50+ Languages for Families & Teachers
∙ If a note, caption or comment is written in a language that is different from the language of a parent or teacher’s device, a “See Translation” option appears below the post. Tap that button to automatically translate into your native language.
∙ Supports 50+ languages, including Spanish, French, Italian, German, Somali, Chinese, and more! Translation is available on all platforms.
∙ Making Seesaw more accessible to the families in your community is extremely important to us. We hope this feature helps everyone communicate more easily.

Seesaw Blogs Improvements
∙ New “Followers” tab so you can see who is connected to your Seesaw blog, and connect back with them.
∙ Easier ways to customize your image, and manage your blog settings and appearance

Aug 24
2016
Version 4.04

4.04
∙ Support for Clever sign on for teachers and students (requires Seesaw for Schools account).

4.03
∙ Built-in QR reader for all Seesaw post QR codes. Tap on your profile icon, then tap the QR code icon to scan! Works for teachers and students!
∙ See the number of posts in each student journal or folder as a teacher.
∙ Switch student sign in mode from Class Code sign in to Email Sign in mode, and vice versa.
∙ Tool to combine student journals within the same class after switching student sign in mode.
∙ Other fixes: Improved +New Class flow, shake device to contact Seesaw support for teachers, reset to blue 'initials' profile icon, Improvements to Notifications Center

Aug 17
2016
Version 4.03

4.03
∙ Built-in QR reader for all Seesaw post QR codes you print out! Visible to teachers and all students. Tap on your profile icon, then tap the QR code icon in the header bar.
∙ Switch your student sign in mode from Class Code sign in to Email Sign in mode, and vice versa.
∙ Added a tool to combine student journals within the same class if needed after switching student sign in mode.
∙ See the number of posts in each student journal or folder as a teacher.
∙ Improvements to Notifications Center (Thank you for your feedback! Please keep it coming).
∙ Other fixes: Improved +New Class flow, shake device to contact Seesaw support for teachers, reset to 'initials' profile icon.

4.0 - Seesaw 4.0 is here—chock full of enhancements and new teacher requested features!
∙ Notifications Center - See a chronological log of all the activity in your class, including new items, comments, likes and more. Plus, fewer push notifications and emails!
∙ Notifications for Students - Students using email sign in or Class Code 1:1 sign in will also see the Notification Center, making it easier to see new feedback on their work.

Introducing Seesaw Plus - a new paid offering with advanced tools for informal assessment, including:
∙ Skills View - Teachers already using Seesaw for formative assessments can now tag student posts with their own set of skills or standards. Optionally, assign a star rating to get a real-time understanding of how students are progressing.
∙ Private Notes - Teachers can take private notes on work that are visible only to teachers. Type a text note or record a voice note for yourself or to share with co-teachers.
∙ Private Items - Teachers can add student work into a private folder. Private posts are not visible to students or parents.

Thank you again for your support and feedback! Let us know what you think by tweeting @Seesaw.

Jun 24
2016
Version 4.02

4.02 - Fix for a bug that was causing the folders a student selected while adding a new item to not stay tagged on the item.
4.01 - Fix for a bug that was causing the app to crash for some users on iOS 8.

4.0 - Seesaw 4.0 is here—chock full of enhancements and new teacher requested features!
∙ Notifications Center - See a chronological log of all the activity in your class, including new items, comments, likes and more. Plus, fewer push notifications and emails!
∙ Notifications for Students - Students using email sign in or Class Code 1:1 sign in will also see the Notification Center, making it easier to see new feedback on their work.

Introducing Seesaw Plus - a new paid offering with advanced tools for informal assessment, including:
∙ Skills View - Teachers already using Seesaw for formative assessments can now tag student posts with their own set of skills or standards. Optionally, assign a star rating to get a real-time understanding of how students are progressing.
∙ Private Notes - Teachers can take private notes on work that are visible only to teachers. Type a text note or record a voice note for yourself or to share with co-teachers.
∙ Private Items - Teachers can add student work into a private folder. Private posts are not visible to students or parents.

If you’re already using Seesaw for Schools, Seesaw Plus features are automatically enabled on your account.

Thank you again for your support and feedback! Let us know what you think by tweeting @Seesaw.

Jun 21
2016
Version 4.01

4.0.1 - Fix for bug that was causing the app to crash for some users using iOS 8.

4.0 - Seesaw 4.0 is here—chock full of enhancements and new teacher requested features!
∙ Notifications Center - See a chronological log of all the activity in your class, including new items, comments, likes and more. Plus, fewer push notifications and emails!
∙ Notifications for Students - Students using email sign in or Class Code 1:1 sign in will also see the Notification Center, making it easier to see new feedback on their work.

Introducing Seesaw Plus - a new paid offering with advanced tools for informal assessment, including:
∙ Skills View - Teachers already using Seesaw for formative assessments can now tag student posts with their own set of skills or standards. Optionally, assign a star rating to get a real-time understanding of how students are progressing.
∙ Private Notes - Teachers can take private notes on work that are visible only to teachers. Type a text note or record a voice note for yourself or to share with co-teachers.
∙ Private Items - Teachers can add student work into a private folder. Private posts are not visible to students or parents.

If you’re already using Seesaw for Schools, Seesaw Plus features are automatically enabled on your account.

Thank you again for your support and feedback! Let us know what you think by tweeting @Seesaw.

Jun 21
2016
Version 4.0

Seesaw 4.0 is here—chock full of enhancements and new teacher requested features!
∙ Notifications Center - See a chronological log of all the activity in your class, including new items, comments, likes and more. Plus, fewer push notifications and emails!
∙ Notifications for Students - Students using email sign in or Class Code 1:1 sign in will also see the Notification Center, making it easier to see new feedback on their work.

Introducing Seesaw Plus - a new paid offering with advanced tools for informal assessment, including:
∙ Skills View - Teachers already using Seesaw for formative assessments can now tag student posts with their own set of skills or standards. Optionally, assign a star rating to get a real-time understanding of how students are progressing.
∙ Private Notes - Teachers can take private notes on work that are visible only to teachers. Type a text note or record a voice note for yourself or to share with co-teachers.
∙ Private Items - Teachers can add student work into a private folder. Private posts are not visible to students or parents.

If you’re already using Seesaw for Schools, Seesaw Plus features are automatically enabled on your account.

Thank you again for your support and feedback! Let us know what you think by tweeting @Seesaw.

Apr 27
2016
Version 3.1.2

Bug fixes:
-Fixes a bug where the "Published to Blog" banner indicator was hidden in the Feed View.

Apr 22
2016
Version 3.1.1

Bug fixes:
- Fixes bug where some students/teachers were being signed out of their account when exiting the app
- Blog header image and Note item types will now properly resize on iPhone and iPad

Feb 17
2016
Version 3.1

- AutoCrop: Camera now detects when you are taking a photo of a piece of paper and crops it automatically for you!
- Seesaw Item QR Code Scanner: Using the Seesaw website, you can now generate a PDF of any Seesaw item with a unique QR code that links to that item. Scan with the Seesaw app to view, watch or listen! Find this tool in the Gear Menu.
- When teachers post an "Everyone" item or don't tag an item with any students, it will show as posted by the teacher. Handy for newsletters or posting assignments.

Jan 26
2016
Version 3.0.1

3.0.1
- Improved camera rotation for taking photos and recording videos. No more upside-down videos!

3.0
Introducing Seesaw Blogs -- the easiest way to create a blog for your class!
- Now you can create a public webpage for your class and give students a global audience for their work.
- Teachers and students can post a selection of Seesaw items 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 the Seesaw app so students can easily comment and collaborate with students from other classrooms.

Jan 12
2016
Version 3.0

Introducing Seesaw Blogs -- the easiest way to create a blog for your class!
- Now you can create a public webpage for your class and give students a global audience for their work.
- Teachers and students can post a selection of Seesaw items 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 the Seesaw app so students can easily comment and collaborate with students from other classrooms.

Other Teacher-Requested Improvements
- Improvements to the approval queue: Filter by folders, better layout for new comments
- No more "hold still" when taking photos as a teacher
- More profile icons
- Increase audio comment limit to 2 minutes
- Bug fixes for drawing + voice videos

Thanks for your feedback! Keep it coming!

Nov 20
2015
Version 2.5.4

2.5.4 Bug fixes:
- Fixes issue where notes would fail to upload if keyboard was minimized
- Fixes issue where teacher notifications would not take you to the correct item
- Fixes crash on photo/video item if camera is disabled

2.5
*NEW* synchronized drawing plus voice annotation tool. Starting with a blank canvas or any photo, you can now draw AND record an audio annotation together. A simple, flexible way for students to explain their thinking, now built right into Seesaw!

Nov 17
2015
Version 2.5.3

2.5.3
- Bug fixes

2.5
*NEW* synchronized drawing plus voice annotation tool. Starting with a blank canvas or any photo, you can now draw AND record an audio annotation together. A simple, flexible way for students to explain their thinking, now built right into Seesaw!

Plus other improvements and bug fixes:
- More folder colors
- More drawing colors
- Improved eraser and 'Erase All' button on iPad
- Easily access parent invites for your class from main menu

Oct 23
2015
Version 2.5.2

2.5.2
- Video tool enhancements - pause and resume recording
- Bug fixes

2.5
*NEW* synchronized drawing plus voice annotation tool. Starting with a blank canvas or any photo, you can now draw AND record an audio annotation together. A simple, flexible way for students to explain their thinking, now built right into Seesaw!

Plus other improvements and bug fixes:
- More folder colors
- More drawing colors
- Improved eraser and 'Erase All' button on iPad
- Easily access parent invites for your class from main menu

Oct 20
2015
Version 2.5.1

2.5.1
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- Bug fixes
- Camera and Video recording enhancements

2.5
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*NEW* synchronized drawing plus voice annotation tool. Starting with a blank canvas or any photo, you can now draw AND record an audio annotation together. A simple, flexible way for students to explain their thinking, now built right into Seesaw!

Plus other improvements and bug fixes:
- More folder colors
- More drawing colors
- Improved eraser and 'Erase All' button on iPad
- Easily access parent invites for your class from main menu
- Fixed front-facing video camera on older iPads

Oct 19
2015
Version 2.5

*NEW* synchronized drawing plus voice annotation tool. Starting with a blank canvas or any photo, you can now draw AND record an audio annotation together. A simple, flexible way for students to explain their thinking, now built right into Seesaw!

Plus other improvements and bug fixes:
- More folder colors
- More drawing colors
- Improved eraser and 'Erase All' button on iPad
- Easily access parent invites for your class from main menu
- Fixed front-facing video camera on older iPads

Sep 21
2015
Version 2.1.1

2.1.1:
∙ Fixes a bug that prevented users from sharing content from other apps into Seesaw

2.1:
∙ Students can sign in using email address/password
∙ Improvements to drawing editing tool
∙ Teachers can now see which parents have seen posted items
∙ iOS 9 support

Sep 16
2015
Version 2.1

2.1:
∙ Students can sign in using email address/password
∙ Improvements to drawing editing tool
∙ Teachers can now see which parents have seen posted items
∙ iOS 9 support

2.0:
∙ Students can like and comment on items (with optional teacher moderation)
∙ Students can edit items
∙ Drawing tool now supports an eraser and multiple pen widths
∙ Item approval queue now supports bulk and individual item approval and student/parent comment moderation
∙ New class sign in options designed for older students. More info on our website seesaw.me

Aug 26
2015
Version 2.0.3

2.0.3:
∙ Bug fixes

2.0:
We’ve made quite a few improvements this summer based on the top-requested features from teachers. We’re excited to be a part of your classroom this year—please keep the feedback coming! What’s new:
∙ Students can like and comment on items (with optional teacher moderation)
∙ Students can edit items
∙ Drawing tool now supports an eraser and multiple pen widths
∙ Item approval queue now supports bulk and individual item approval and student/parent comment moderation
∙ New class sign in options designed for older students. More info on our website seesaw.me

Aug 12
2015
Version 2.0.2

2.0.1:
∙ Bug fixes

2.0:
We’ve made quite a few improvements this summer based on the top-requested features from teachers. We’re excited to be a part of your classroom this year—please keep the feedback coming! What’s new:
∙ Students can like and comment on items (with optional teacher moderation)
∙ Students can edit items
∙ Drawing tool now supports an eraser and multiple pen widths
∙ Item approval queue now supports bulk and individual item approval and student/parent comment moderation
∙ New class sign in options designed for older students. More info on our website seesaw.me

Aug 04
2015
Version 2.0

We’ve made quite a few improvements this summer based on the top-requested features from teachers. We’re excited to be a part of your classroom this year—please keep the feedback coming! What’s new:
∙ Students can like and comment on items (with optional teacher moderation)
∙ Students can edit items
∙ Drawing tool now supports an eraser and multiple pen widths
∙ Item approval queue now supports bulk and individual item approval and student/parent comment moderation
∙ New class sign in options designed for older students. More info on our website seesaw.me

May 07
2015
Version 1.7.2

1.7.2
∙ Lots of improvements to address video performance and quality. New videos should look better, upload faster, and playback more reliably. Thanks for letting us know about these issues!

1.7
∙ Calendar View: No more scrolling back forever to find old items! Switch to calendar view and easily navigate back to a specific date.
∙ Link Type: Now you can add a link to any web pages to a student journal. You can add directly from Safari or within Seesaw. Tested with ThingLink, Educreations, Animoto, Evernote, Haiku Deck, ShowMe, YouTube and many more.
∙ Audio Comments: Now teachers & parents can leave audio comments on journal items.
∙ Front Facing Camera: You can now enable the front facing camera in the Seesaw camera.
∙ Plus lots of other bug fixes!

Thank you for all your feedback and support!

Seesaw now offers school accounts with bulk setup and other administrative tools. If your school or district is interested in using Seesaw school wide next school year please contact help@seesaw.me.

Apr 27
2015
Version 1.7

∙ Calendar View: No more scrolling back forever to find old items! Switch to calendar view and easily navigate back to a specific date.
∙ Link Type: Now you can add a link to any web pages to a student journal. You can add directly from Safari or within Seesaw. Tested with ThingLink, Educreations, Animoto, Evernote, Haiku Deck, ShowMe, YouTube and many more.
∙ Audio Comments: Now teachers & parents can leave audio comments on journal items.
∙ Front Facing Camera: You can now enable the front facing camera in the Seesaw camera.
∙ Plus lots of other bug fixes!

Thank you for all your feedback and support!

Seesaw now offers school accounts with bulk setup and other administrative tools. If your school or district is interested in using Seesaw school wide next school year please contact help@seesaw.me.

Apr 01
2015
Version 1.5

Thank you for all of your feedback so far! We're excited about several great, teacher-requested improvements in this major update:
∙ Folders: Organize student work by subject area or learning objective. View journals by student, by folder, or an individual student's work in a folder.
∙ Teacher Flag: Only visible to teachers, you can flag items for easy follow up, to set aside for conferences, etc.
∙ PDF support: Now add projects from apps like Pages, Keynote, Docs, Pages, Drive and more! Just tap on the share button in these apps and select Seesaw.
∙ Tag everyone. Teachers can add items and select all students with one tap. Great for class photos, or an easy way to send a note to parents.
∙ Invite a co-teacher and approve parents on your iPad.

Please keep the feedback coming! Contact us any time at help@seesaw.me or on Twitter @SeesawEdu.

Mar 11
2015
Version 1.1.1

Thanks so much for all the feedback so far. If you've been enjoying Seesaw, please write a review & help us spread the word to other teachers & administrators. We really appreciate your support!

New in 1.1.1
- Bug fixes

Seesaw 1.1 is a major new release that addresses the top feedback from our initial launch. This release includes:
- "Add Only" login mode that lets students add items but not view student journals.
- Individual student sign in mode (designed for 1:1 environments) that let's students sign in once and only have access to their journal.
- Note item type: Now you can add text to Seesaw journals directly.
- Item editing: Teachers can edit items after they have been submitted.
- Share individual item: Teachers can now share individual items to Twitter/Facebook/email or get a code to embed in a blog.
- 15 additional student profile icons.
- Improvements to the new class creation process & many other bug fixes.

Feb 23
2015
Version 1.1

Thanks so much for all the feedback so far. If you've been enjoying Seesaw, please write a review & help us spread the word to other teachers & administrators. We really appreciate your support!

Seesaw 1.1 is a major new release that addresses the top feedback from our initial launch. This release includes:
- "Add Only" login mode that lets students add items but not view student journals.
- Individual student sign in mode (designed for 1:1 environments) that let's students sign in once and only have access to their journal.
- Note item type: Now you can add text to Seesaw journals directly.
- Item editing: Teachers can edit items after they have been submitted.
- Share individual item: Teachers can now share individual items to Twitter/Facebook/email or get a code to embed in a blog.
- 15 additional student profile icons.
- Improvements to the new class creation process & many other bug fixes.

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