💡 Pro Tip: we recommend editing the conversation name to make is easier to keep track of conversations.
1. Simply tap on the ... in the top right of your Message.
2. Tap Edit Label and rename your conversation.
Last, from the dropdown, tap Remove from conversation.
Please see our Help Center article on Account Switching.
Messages from archived classes will be automatically archived. Recipients from the archived classes are removed from announcements/group chats. If you would like to retrieve these messages, check the Archived Filter to restore.
Note: For S4S teachers, family members who are still connected to the school can still reply to archived messages, unless they are blocked from being able to respond.
Teachers can view connected families by clicking on the wrench icon > Manage families.
School Settings for Messages allows school administrators to decide who at their school can engage in private messaging and who with. An Admin can customize their school’s messaging experience based on the communication needs of their school community.
Settings can be updated by school admins for individual schools from each school dashboard.
If you have questions about your Messages settings, please reach out to your Admin.
Teachers & Admins who have access to Seesaw for Schools premium features are able to schedule announcements and conversations to be sent at a time of their choosing. Learn more about scheduling messages!
- Filter by message type by selecting Announcements or Messages from Message Types in the All Messages dropdown.
- Filter messages by class by selecting Classes you teach in the All Messages dropdown.
Label Your Group Message Threads
Using the 3 dots menu, you can label the message thread with something descriptive, so that recipients can more easily identify the message thread.
Teacher-initiated announcements to students and connected family members
Teacher-initiated 1:1 and group conversations with connected family members
The following features are only available for Seesaw for Schools users, as they require school-level approval by an administrator which is only available for schoolwide subscriptions. The Seesaw Basic version of Messages (including Seesaw Plus and Ambassador versions) does NOT include:
Teacher-student 1:1 and group messaging
Teacher-initiated student-student messaging
Messaging multiple classes or groups within the school
Whole school announcements
Admin visibility into messages sent within the school