Students can see other students' journals. Can I change this?

Yes, you can decide if you want students to be able to see each other's work in your class settings. 
  1. Tap your profile icon
  2. Tap Manage Class 
  3. Turn "Students can see each other's work" ON or OFF. 
If you're using Class Code - Shared Device Sign In, and you turn "Students can see each other's work" OFF, students will not be able to see any journal content at all. They can only add items. This is because we do not know which student is signed in because it is a shared class sign in, and therefore do not know whose journal to display. 
In Class Code - 1:1 Device Sign in and Email/Google Account Sign In, if "Students can see each other's work" is OFF, students will be able to see their own journal, but not other students' journals in the class. 
If you want students to see some posts made by their classmates, but not all, here are two options. 
Option 1: Use a Class Blog for Collaborative Projects 
  1. In the Manage Class Menu, turn the "students can see each other's work" setting to OFF. 
  2. Then scroll down and turn Enable Blog ON.
  3. Create a class blog for your class. You can also password-protect the blog if you don't want it public online. Watch the video!
  4. Once you have the blog set up, you (and your students with your approval) can post work from their Seesaw journals onto the Class Blog that you want to open up for discussion. Just tap the globe icon below any item to add it to the blog. Students in your class can always view your class blog, and then can leave comments on each others' work, regardless of what your 'students can see each other's work' setting is set to. 
Option 2: Print the Seesaw Post QR Codes
  1. In the Manage Class Menu, turn the "students can see each other's work" setting to OFF. 
  2. Print out or project the QR codes for posts you want to students to view and discuss from the [...] menu below the post. Tap [...] and choose Get QR Code or Print option. Learn how to get QR codes!
  3. Share those QR codes with your students. You can project them on the board or print them out. 
  4. Students should sign into your Seesaw class. Then they can tap on their profile icon (top left), then tap on the QR code icon in the top menu. They will scan the post QR code in Seesaw, and will be able to view only that post and leave a text or voice comment. 
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