The differences between a Student account and a Family account

Student accounts are primarily used by students for learning purposes, while Family accounts serve as a means for parents to actively participate in and support their child's education. Both account types play essential roles in fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment.

Here are the more distinct differences in the Student and Family accounts.

Features and Abilities  Student Account Family Account
Create a Journal Post (green +) ✔️  
See Assigned Activities ✔️  
Download Archived Journals ✔️ ✔️
View approved work ✔️ ✔️
View and respond to messages sent to the student ✔️  
View and respond to messages sent to the family    ✔️
Ability to see other students' work (can be disabled by teacher) ✔️  
Ability to see the Blog in the Seesaw account ✔️  
Ability to like, comment, download/save (can be disabled by teacher) ✔️ ✔️

 

Student Account View

Family Account View

Student Sign-in codes

Classroom Sign-In Code is used for students to log into their account while working on Seesaw at school. 

Home Learning Codes are used for students to login to their Seesaw accounts from home. 

Family Invite Code

This QR code is used by the parent or family member to create a family account. This code cannot be used to sign-in to the student account. 

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