21 Seesaw Icon Glossary: What does this symbol mean??

Seesaw uses a variety of . Some of these are pretty similar to what you might see outside of Seesaw, but some are very specific to this learning platform. This section shows you each icon and provides a short explanation in a grid. We provided longer explanations of some of the icons in text following the grid.

Icon

Text Shortcut

Icon

Text Shortcut

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Seesaw symbol or logo

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To do folder – where you
can find assignments

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Click to view completed  activities

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Link – sends you to
another website
or program

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Click to view activities/assignments
in progress

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Click to start working
on one activity/ assignment

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Completed activities/
Assignments

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Create a text box (type
in a response)

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Course calendar

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Add a voice recording

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Notifications about
activities that need to be completed.

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Camera – Lets you take a
picture with your device

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Messages/ A way to
communicate with instructor(s)

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Click this to see more options

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Undo

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Add a shape

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Redo

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Change the background color

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Zoom in

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Add a voice caption

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Hide

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Draw with a pencil or pen

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View pages

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Draw with a marker or glitter marker

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Add a page(s)

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Erase

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View the activity instructions

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Save an incomplete activity

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Exit

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Resume an incomplete activity

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Make a comment on your activity

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Submit a completed activity/ Done

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Click to start completing an assignment

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Subject folders

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May do assignments by subject (optional)

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Must do assignments by subject (required)

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Your (learner’s) name and classes

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Settings

 

 

 

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This symbol represents a folder. A folder usually contains multiple items. For example, a folder could contain all of your student’s math homework.

Anatomy of the Netflix play button | by Hayder Al-Husseini | UX Collective

The triangle shape means play and the two bars mean pause. If there is a video or audio clip these symbols will appear. Click on them to start or stop the sound.

First Draft: Lauren Smetzer 

Final Draft: McKenzie Paulsen

 

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