Category: Tool Bits

Make Your Own Seesaw Activities Look Awesome With Activity Icon Shortcuts

Seesaw Activities Library has taken off like crazy.  There are so many activities to choose from by grade level and content area.  And you can take those activities and edit them as your own or even start from scratch something that goes perfectly with what your students learning. But how do those pre-made activities get ...

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Office 365, Making Collaboration a Reality

Despite the fact that student emails are not available for communication, students can still collaborate and share documents with just a few work-around steps.  Sharing a collaborative document is as easy as grabbing the Share link for the document, posting it on your website or in a Class Notebook and allowing students to work together on ...

Jigsaw with Actively Learn

One of the best parts of Actively Learn is the flexibility in assigning material to your students. You can choose to assign to individual students, small groups, or the whole class. This is a great feature to utilize for your next Jigsaw activity. First, decide which articles you’d like to use or if you need ...

Common Sense Education’s Professional Development Library

Common Sense Education is known for their extensive resources for classroom teachers, but did you know that it also has an entire professional development side? Included in this bank of resources are short educator videos, longer webinars, a professional development blog, and case studies of districts that have found success with Common Sense Education. Offering ...

Restore Deleted Files in OneDrive

Ever deleted a file and wished you could have it back? OneDrive makes it easy to get those files back (if you change your mind within 30 days.) Read below to find out how. Restore a deleted file in OneDrive Go to the OneDrive website.You might need to sign in with your Microsoft account, or your ...

Set Printouts/Pictures as Background

Do you like to have your students annotate on documents or pictures inserted into OneNote? Do you get frustrated with those docs or pics getting moved around? OneNote allows you to work around that problem by setting any document printout or picture as a background object. This basically locks into the page and won’t allow ...

Seesaw To Have Class Webinars During Computer Science Week

Computer Science week is just around the corner from December 3-9, 2018 .  If you are looking for a way to help your students learn about topics in computer science from experts in the field, check out Seesaw’s lineup of 15-20 minute webinars.  As they say on their recent post about the event, “See and ...

Getting Ready For Conferences With Seesaw

Parent/Student/Teacher conferences may be just around the corner.  Are you ready?  Do you want to unleash your superpowers this conference season?  Check out this post from Seesaw to help you save time in preparing for conferences, give students a voice in the process, and engage families throughout the year. Unleash Your Superpowers This Conference Season ...

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Sway it!

Sway is a digital presentation and storytelling tool that can be used as an alternative to PowerPoint. Since it is an app, it is available across platforms and we have free access to it with our Office 365 accounts! Sway is meant to make it easier and quicker to communicate information. Unlike PowerPoint, Sway is designed to be interactive and ...

Using Seesaw to Differentiate in Math

Here is another way to offer differentiated opportunities for your students during math while incorporating technology at the same time! Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio where students can create, reflect, share, and collaborate to “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings and text. Seesaw and Eureka Math Ideas: Fluency – Have students record themselves ...