When creating an activity: Copy content between the Student Template and the Multimedia Example

Sometimes teachers want to copy their hard work from a student template over to the multimedia example for students to see. As a work around I usually put my instructions on page 1 of the student template.

However... Sometimes teachers accidentally create a template under the multimedia example, and then realize it should be in the student template instead.

Could you develop an easy way to copy the content to the other section of the activity?

 

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  • I agree! This feature would be so helpful! 

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  • I agree! I am trying to support my teachers (I'm an assistant principal) and there have been many times that a teacher created an activity in the example section rather than the template section. Please add!

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  • I think we have all got excited about what we are creating and done this at some point.....

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  • I agree! I would love to have this feature as well! I also want to know if another teacher makes a template for a student I cannot then change it to multimedia. 

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  • Seems like a rather silly oversight that you can't just use the student template to create an example.  Nine times out of ten, the multi-media example is me modeling the activity, so I kinda need the template.  Up to now I haven't made use of drag and drop labels in my templates.  However now that I have, I have to reproduce the work in the example that I just did to make the student template. That really limits either the interactivity of the template or the ability to create a an example.

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  • 100% agree. Just came across this same issue and was surprised there wasn't a solution already!

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  • PLEASE HELP FIND A SOLUTION TO THIS ASAP!! 

     

    I worked so hard creating choice boards with links and I did them in "example" instead of "student templates" and now I have to start from scratch because I can't copy and paste them.  

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  • Tanya, totally feeling your pain!! I wonder how we can bring more attention to this quicker...I'm sure the computer scientists/engineers behind Seesaw could do something to fix this!

    My school uses Macbook and there is an app you can download to your Mac called "Snip" ...I'm sure Microsoft/PC has a version of this...What I did was snip & save pictures of each of my student template slides, then uploaded them above to the example part & completed them as an example. You could probably do the same thing vice versa, if your issue is wanting to use your student template to make your own example.

    Not sure if that makes sense? It's a temporary solution that worked for me last night!

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  • PLEASE!  This would be incredibly helpful!

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  • I am having this same problem.  A solution would be helpful.

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  • YES PLEASE!!!

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  • I also have just done this very thing! I am gathering from this thread that there is not a way I can copy and paste my example into the student template. Please fix this asap! Thank you!

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  • Just did the same! Please create a fix for this!!

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  • Please add the capability to copy slides from both the student slides and the example slides. We spend a significant amount of time making lessons and when we make this mistake, it adds a lot of stress. Please?

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  • This would be a HUGE benefit....I can't understate this!  I have come across many comments and suggestions from teachers on-the-ground in these "feature request" and I wonder how often they get looked at. It doesn't seem like a big ask, but it would be incredibly helpful!  PLEASE!

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  • Please please PLEASE create a fix for this.  It is the worst when you have spent over an hour creating a template with video content, only to find that it was accidentally an example.  

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  • I use the example to teach my lesson so students have a reference back to what we learned. The student template is almost identical to my example when I teach this way. It takes double the time to create my activities and I am using the basically the same template. This would be so helpful and save me so much time. 

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  • Please, Seesaw! It would be SO HELPFUL!

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  • Yes, please! It would really make our work much more efficient.

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  • surely it's SIMPLE and obviously it's NEEDED

    --what are you waiting for?

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  • ONE MILLION PERCENT THIS - please make this a feature! I get super frustrated when I mess up and start making my example in the wrong spot (or, more often, finding someone else's awesome activity but I want to tweak it just a bit, but can't because it's been made in the wrong section).

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  • Yes please!! I just spent almost 30 min creating a template in the wrong place accidentally... if I could just copy it wouldn't feel like I wasted all my time! Please and thank you!

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  • And here we are..... STILL NO RESPONSE FROM SEESAW ON THIS MATTER!!!! 
    SEESAW, you have created an  AMAZING Platform. You know how hard we are working to ensure we are engaging our students. PLEASE HELP US MAKE GOOD USE OF OUR TIME !!! INSTEAD OF WASTING IT~!!!!! 

    SEESAW TECH SUPPORT!!! It seems this would be a matter of a few clicks on your side VS HOURS of lost productivity on hours!!! Please make this fix happen!!!

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  • Please fix this, ASAP. How is this still an issue? I get that it's my mistake, I made it, but I feel like I'm being punished for it! LOL!

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  • SeeSaw Tech Help please HELP! I was loving SeeSaw until I found out that there is no option enabled to fix this.  This is still an issue over the past 6 months? Hmmm?  well, seems I may not get the help I was looking for. I guess another 2 hours on SeeSaw to recreate what I made in Example to Student Template. 

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  • :'( I just spent 40 minutes working on an assignment to realize I made it in the instructions and not the template. Please make this fix/update! 

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  • This is incredibly frustrating. I just sent an activity out to all of my classes not realizing the activity I copied and edited had originally made this mistake. Why is there not a simple copy and paste!?

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  • Yes please! I just scrolled to the bottom of this thread desperately hoping it had been resolved 

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  • PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE!  I get this request from my teachers all the time.  I keep telling them that I'm sure Seesaw is working on this.  

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  • I just spent over an hour on a Saturday morning with videos and examples and realized I put it in the example section. Please inform how can we copy and paste this to the student template.

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