Parent support: Canvas and Seesaw (PreK-2)

For students in PreK-2nd grade, your child's teacher may choose to use Seesaw to enhance the instruction delivered through Canvas.

What is Seesaw?

 Seesaw introduction for parents

Accessing Seessaw

How do I access Seesaw as a parent/caregiver?

I'm a Family member. How do I add my child's journal?

Common questions families have about Seesaw

How do students access Seesaw inside of Canvas?

Students will access Seesaw using a link within their Canvas courses. 

  1. Students log into Canvas using their GISD account.
  2.  Seesaw learning activities will be embedded in Canvas learning menus.
    When students see the Seesaw image Seesaw icon in the Learning Menu, they will click on it to access Seesaw.

Seesaw example in Canvas

 Canvas Parent app

How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my iOS device? 

How do I create an account in the Canvas Parent app on my Android device?

 Seesaw resources for families

Remote learning with Seesaw

Getting started guide

Seesaw Help Center: Families