Family Engagement

Family Communication

Seesaw messages keep everyone in the learning loop with communication that is inclusive, efficient, flexible, and secure.

The Learning Loop

Seesaw includes a robust messaging solution, which enables two-way communication, announcements, sharing student progress reports, and more– all within the same platform where great teaching and learning happen.

Messaging solution
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When one of our parents saw that Seesaw messages were translated to their native language on their phone, it brought tears to their eyes. It was the first time they felt such a strong connection to their child’s classroom.

Ms. Teri, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Seesaw messaging

Seesaw Messaging Benefits

  • Translate into 100+ home languages to personalize communication and reach all families.
  • Message 1:1, conduct group conversations, send whole-group announcements, or message multiple family members directly from the journal
  • Include multimedia attachments – photos, videos, links, and more – to provide home resources and deepen connections.
  • Scheduled messages and office hours allow teachers to own their workflow and control notifications
  • Classwide and schoolwide announcements provide consistent messaging
  • Save time with the ability to message multiple classes at once
  • View read receipts and edit after sending
  • Share student progress reports through messages to quickly loop families in
  • Message custom groups of students to differentiate learning
  • Teacher-teacher, teacher-student, and teacher-families messaging – in one place.
  • Enable or disable private replies for announcements or keep them one-way
  • Respond with text or quick reactions
  • Use student to student messaging for peer collaboration with teacher supervision

⚙️ Admins and teachers manage the student and family experience

🔓 Students can only message each other when initiated and supervised by the teacher

⛔️ Recipients can be removed or blocked from messages at any time


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