How to use Seesaw Blogs

👤 Audience: Seesaw Teachers

Seesaw Blogs give students an authentic audience of their classmates, families and other students around the globe, encouraging better work and providing opportunities for real feedback.

Notes on student privacy:

  • Seesaw blogs can be public on the Internet or password-protected.
  • Teachers control whether or not class folders are shown on the blog, and last names are always hidden.
  • Student's first names will always be shown, but the teacher can adjust the display name on their student's account if they want to have a different first name show for the student on the blog.
  • Student's profile pictures on their student accounts will also show on the blog.
  • Teachers moderate all student posts before they go live on the blog.
  • Blog comments can be enabled or disabled, and all blog comments require teacher approval.
How do I set up my blog?
  1. Tap your profile icon in the upper left corner and select the class you would like to create a blog in.
  2. Tap the wrench icon in the upper right corner.
  3. In Class Settings, scroll down to Class Blog
  4. Toggle Enable blog on. 

 

How do I enable/disable comments on my blog?
  1. Tap the wrench icon.
  2. In Class Settings, scroll down to Class Blog
  3. Tap Blog Settings and turn Enable comments on class blog to ON or OFF.

How do I disable my class blog?
  1. Tap the wrench icon in the upper right corner.
  2. In Class Settings, scroll down to Class Blog
  3. Scroll down to Enable Class Blog and toggle OFF.
  4. Your blog will no longer be accessible on the Internet, but the posts will still be in your students’ Seesaw journals.

 

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