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  • Remote Learning on Seesaw 

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    Seesaw for the 2020-2021 school year will operate in remote mode because learning happens everywhere! Click here to learn how to get set up to support learning at home. By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Understand how remote learning is different (0:38)
    2. Set up Seesaw for remote learning (1:05)
    3. Create a remote learning plan (3:43)
    4. Learn 3 levers for creating effective remote learning activities (5:39)

    Find ready-to-share activities designed specifically for remote learning at web.seesaw.me/curriculum Get answers to your questions ASAP with our remote learning FAQs doc at bit.ly/RemoteLearningFAQs.


    What's New In Seesaw

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    Support deeper learning with enhanced video, link, and draw + record features in Seesaw! Learn what's new and best practices for using new features in your classroom. By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Add a video to the canvas (0:42)
    2. Add multiple links to the canvas (1:52)
    3. Use draw + record across Multipage posts (2:40)
    4. Explore enhanced post views (3:27)

    Get the What's New Cheat Sheet here: https://bit.ly/WhatsNewCheatSheet


    Create Your First Activity on Seesaw

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    Click here to learn the basics of Seesaw activities! By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Use the Activity Library workflow (0:46)
    2. Create an Activity (2:24)
    3. The Student Experience (4:26)
    4. Keep Activities Organized (5:21)

    Learn more about Seesaw icon shortcuts here: http://bit.ly/IconShorts


    Announcements and Messages

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    Click here to learn how to support partnerships with families based on two-way communication with Seesaw Announcements and Messaging! By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Send Announcements to students (0:35)
    2. Send Announcements to families (1:21)
    3. Message privately with families (2:25)
    4. Receive Schoolwide Announcements [Seesaw for Schools] (4:06)

    Get the Seesaw Announcements and Messaging Cheat Sheet here: https://bit.ly/MessagesCheatSheet


    Feedback and Drafts

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    Click here to learn how to provide ongoing, timely feedback on Seesaw! By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Give feedback with text and audio comments (0:41)
    2. Use Item Editing for revision [Free Users] (1:43)
    3. Use Send Back for revision [Paid Users] (2:35)
    4. Leverage Drafts to give feedback during the learning process [Paid Users] (4:36)

    Get the Seesaw Feedback and Drafts Cheat Sheet here: https://bit.ly/FeedbackCheatSheet 


    Transformative Acticvity Templates

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    Click here to learn how Seesaw activities make transformational learning activities possible. Learn how to create multidimensional activity templates your students will love. By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Create interactive templates with moveable pieces (0:43)
    2. Add video to templates (2:22)
    3. Support exploration and choice (3:44)
    4. Create template backgrounds in Google Slides (5:00). (Please remember during this section that we are an Office 365 district)

    Get the Seesaw Activity Templates Cheat Sheet here: https://bit.ly/ActivitiesCheatSheet


    Get Families Started on Seesaw

    Get Families Started on Seesaw

    Click here to learn how to Connect families on Seesaw to create a powerful learning loop that deepens student learning. By the end of this video, you will...

    1. Understand the difference between the Class and Family apps (0:27)
    2. Learn 2 ways to invite families in Seesaw (2:22)
    3. Access resources to meet families where they are (3:48)

    Access the Seesaw Family Engagement Kit at web.seesaw.me/family-engagement-kit. Also see: SeeSaw tutorial for families and students


    Create Menus and Choice Boards in Seesaw

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    Click here to see three different ways to create empowering options for students through Seesaw.  Whether you use a choice board to group students by task, provide students choice on their own pace, or want to offer a variety of resources to students to meet a specific goal, all of these options and countless others are now available in Seesaw and are shown in this tutorial.  


    Make an eBook That Flips in Seesaw

    Make an eBook That Flips in Seesaw

    Click here to make an ebook that flips in Seesaw. Students are powerful creators when given the right digital tools and opportunities. Whether they create their own narratives, poems, or non-fiction books they now can use Seesaw to become a published e-writer.  


    Create Clickable Checklists in Seesaw

    How to Create Clickable Checklists in Seesaw Screenshot from YouTube

    Click here to learn how to create clickable checklists on Seesaw. Creating clickable checklists allows for teachers, students, and families to keep track of progress and make sure that nothing gets missed. Checklists are valuable tools in life outside of school, from grocery shopping to daily tasks, so why not teach our students how to use checklists to help them find success. 


    Create a Graphic Organizer in Seesaw

    How to Make a Graphic Organizer in Seesaw Screenshot in YouTube

    Click here to learn how to create Graphic Organizers on Seesaw. Graphic organizers can be helpful in a variety of learning scenarios: from non-fiction research to learning a new concept, from compare and contrast to supporting claims with evidence. However, you as a teacher need to use graphic organizers with your students, this tutorial shows you how to create what you need.


    Adding Icons and Pictures to Seasaw Activities

    Click here to learn how to add icons and photographs to activities on Seasaw to make activity instructions more visual and easier for students to follow.