How does translation work?

Teachers and Parents can now translate Seesaw content into over 55 languages!  

If a note, caption, comment, announcement or message is written in a language that is different from the language of a parent or teacher’s device, a “See Translation” option appears below the post. Click “See Translation” and Seesaw automatically translates any text into your native language. Students do not have access to this feature.

                                       

  •  Translation works for notes, captions, comments, announcements and messages. 
  • Available on all platforms (iOS, Android, Kindle, Web)
  • "See Translation" only appears if the note/caption/comment/message is written in a language that is different from the language of the viewer's device or computer. 
  • "See Translation" only appears for teachers and parents, not students. 

See how the translation feature works with comments, notes, and captions in the video below or through our slideshow. We'll show you the view and  "see translation" option in the class and parent app.           

                  

Additionally, our parent invite letter is now available in 10 different language on the web through the "Invite Families" button!    

 Seesaw translation supports the following languages: 

  • Afrikaans - Afrikaans (af)
  • Arabic - العربية (ar)
  • Bulgarian - български език (bg)
  • Begali - বাংলা (bn)
  • Catalan - català (ca)
  • Chinese (Simplified) -中文(Zhōngwén), 汉语, 漢語 (zh-cn)
  • Chinese (Traditional) -中文(Zhōngwén), 汉语, 漢語 (zh-tw)
  • Czech - čeština, český jazyk (cs)
  • Welsh - Cymraeg (cy)
  • Danish - dansk (da)
  • German - Deutsch (de)
  • Greek -ελληνικά (el)
  • English (en)
  • Spanish - español (es)
  • Estonian - eesti, eesti keel (et)
  • Farsi - فارسی (fa)
  • Finnish - suomi, suomen kieli (fi)
  • French - français (fr)
  • Gujarati - ગુજરાતી (gu)
  • Hebrew -עברית (he)
  • Hindi - हिन्दी, हिंदी (hi)
  • Croatian - hrvatski jezik (hr)
  • Hungarian - magyar (hu)
  • Indonesian - Bahasa Indonesia (id)
  • Italian - italiano (it)
  • Japanese - 日本語 (にほんご) (ja)
  • Kannada - ಕನ್ನಡ (kn)
  • Korean - 한국어 (ko)
  • Lithuanian - lietuvių kalba (lt)
  • Latvian - latviešu valoda (lv)
  • Macedonian - македонски јазик (mk)
  • Malayalam - മലയാളം (ml)
  • Marathi - मराठी (mr) 
  • Nepali - नेपाली (ne)
  • Dutch - Nederlands, Vlaams (nl)
  • Norwegian - Norsk (no)
  • Eastern Punjabi - ਪੰਜਾਬੀ (pa)
  • Polish - język polski, polszczyzna (pl) 
  • Portuguese - Português (pt)
  • Romanian - Română (ro)
  • Russian - Русский (ru)
  • Slovak - slovenčina, slovenský jazyk (sk)
  • Slovene - slovenski jezik, slovenščina (sl)
  • Somali - Soomaaliga, af Soomaali (so)
  • Albania - Shqip (sq)
  • Swedish - svenska (sv)
  • Swahili - Kiswahili (sw)
  • Tamil - தமிழ் (ta)
  • Telugu - తెలుగు (te)
  • Thai -ไทย (th)
  • Tagalog - Wikang Tagalog (tl)
  • Turkish -Türkçe (tr)
  • Ukrainian - Українська (uk)
  • Urdu  -اردو (ur)
  • Vietnamese -Tiếng Việt (vi)

 

 
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