When you have shared iPads, Seesaw is a fantastic way to get the work off the iPads and into the online classroom. Seesaw embodies simple authentic assessment. Today Suzy Lolley @suzylolley teaches us the ins and outs of Seesaw.
Here’s the great thing — Seesaw is SIMPLE! Kindergarteners are using it! If you’re using iPads, your whole elementary school can have their own personal portfolios in a safe, private way. Only each child’s parent can see their own. This is a tool you’ll want to notice if you’re using iPads. Suzy masterfully takes us on a quick tour.
Happy Tech Tool Tuesday!
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This week, I’m giving away five copies of The Little Things book by Andy Andrews. Andy Andrews also has a free downloadable companion curriculum based on many of his best selling books here. He’s not paying me anything, I just like this book and would like to share it. History buffs will love his stories.
In today’s show about Seesaw, we’ll discuss:
- What SeeSaw does in the classroom
- The ages of students who can successfully use SeeSaw
- Workflow using SeeSaw in the elementary Classroom
- Recommendations on assessment with Seesaw
- Privacy and peer editing recommendations
- How to involve parents with SeeSaw
I hope you enjoy this episode with Suzy!
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Suzy Lolley is fourteen-year veteran teacher of middle and high school ELA. She currently serves as an Instructional Technology Specialist in Cherokee County, GA, and is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a Common Sense Ambassador, and a Seesaw Ambassador.
Book GIVE AWAY: This week, this show is giving away The Little Things book by Andy Andrews. He also has free downloadable companion curriculum based on many of his best selling books here. He’s not paying me anything, I just like this book and would like to share it.
Manner of Selection of Winners: All participants with a valid Twitter or Instagram handle who leave a review on iTunes for the 10-Minute Teacher between Monday, March 6, 2017, and midnight on Sunday, March 12, 2017, will have their handles put into a random drawing to determine the winner. We will give away 5 copies of this book
Geographic Area and Eligibility: This is being shipped by the author and the location that is being shipped to should be commensurate with the shipping cost to North America. If it is not, an alternate winner may be awarded.
Dates: Monday, March 6, 2017, – Sunday, March 12, 2017 at midnight EST.
How Prizes Will be Awarded: All names of people who leave reviews on iTunes during this review period will be put into a random drawing by the prize administrator.
Determination of date of winner: Wednesday, March 14, 2017, the name will be drawn and the winner will be notified. No purchase necessary.
Alternate method of free participation. You may also enter with a social media posting on Instagram or Twitter linking to the show using the hashtag #10MT. Winner’s name will be posted on this blog before March 31, 2017. Void where prohibited.