Submit Student Work in Seesaw

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SummaryProcedure for helping lower school students with remote learning
AuthorMaintained by Sammy Castro
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StatusUp-to-date for the 2023-2024 school year.

What is Seesaw?

Seesaw is a digital platform that will allow students to submit assignments to their Homebase and Special Area classes. This platform will also allow for teachers to provide purposeful feedback to students.

Log in to Seesaw

All students will be logging in to Seesaw. Currently, family accounts are not set up and will not to log in at this time.

PK - 2nd Grade

On an iPad

  • Apps should already be installed. However, if the application is not on the iPad you can follow steps below.
  • Install the following via the App Store:
    • Clever
    • Seesaw Class
  • Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
    • Hold up your Badge to the camera
    • You also can scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera
  • Once signed in, click the Seesaw Class app

How to login using an iPad and a Clever Badge

On a Chromebook/Computer

  • Via the web browser of your choice, navigate to
  • Click “Log in as a student” at the top right
  • Click “Clever Badge log in"
  • Once in Clever, click the Seesaw Class app

How to login using a laptop and a Clever Badge

3rd Grade

On a Chromebook/Computer

From the myRiverdale page via the web browser of your choice (we recommend Google Chrome)

  • Navigate to the myRiverdale page.
  • Sign in using RCS Username and Password.
  • Once signed in to myRiverdale, click the Seesaw app
  • Click Log in with Google to sign in using your child's Riverdale email address and email password on the Clever Login page.
  • You may be prompted to either select your Google account or enter in your email credentials.
  • Please select or enter in your child's Riverdale email account.

How to login using a laptop and Google Credentials

On an iPad

  • Install the following via the App Store:
    • Clever
    • Seesaw Class
  • Every time your child needs to access Seesaw please do the following:
    • Open the Clever app and sign in using Google
    • Once signed in, click the Seesaw Class app
    • You will be prompted to open the desired app
    • The desired app will open already signed into your child’s account

How to login using iPad and Google Credentials

Navigate Between Classes

You can navigate between classes by clicking on the student name at the top left corner of the homepage.

Seesaw Select Class.png

What Students Access

Students can access the following in their Seesaw class pages:

  • Remote Learning Plan, via Student Announcements tab in the Seesaw inbox
  • Pending Activities, via the "Waiting for Response" section of the activities tab
  • Completed activities, via the Journal tab
  • Class Announcements, via the inbox, under the messages tab

Class Announcements

Class announcements can be read through the student "Inbox".

To see the inbox and read class announcements, after logging into Seesaw using preferred method:

  1. Find your students Homebase class by clicking student name on the top left corner
    Seesaw Select Class.png
  2. After selecting a class, click the Inbox tab next to Activities on the far right
  3. This inbox is where Announcements sent to students will appear

Submit Assignments to Seesaw

Students will complete their daily assignments provided by their teacher in their Remote Learning Plan. Once their assignments are completed they will follow the steps below to submit their evidence of Learning:

  1. Navigate to the correct class by clicking student name on the top left
    Seesaw Select Class.png
  2. Tap the activities tab and locate the activity that corresponds to the date you are posting for
    • Example: The writing assignment for April 13 with be added to the activity named: Monday April 13 - Writing
      Seesaw Activity.jpg
  3. To submit a response or turn in an assignment, Click the "Add Response" button
  4. Select an option for what type of work to submit
    • ex. Photo, Note, Drawing, Video, Link or Upload a file
    • Click the green check mark twice to submit work when completed

Submit a Photo response videos

Watch the videos below for best practices on submitting a photo response

Submit a Video response video

The videos below model best practices for submitting a video response

Approval and Comments

After submitting your response you will await your teachers comments! Faculty will provide feedback to students during synchronous sessions, via 1:1 check-ins, or directly through Seesaw.