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Using the Technology SEESAW to Strengthen Communication Between Home and School

Communication between home and school bears great importance. Parent - teacher communication provides benefits for the school, students, and the teacher especially the communication between teachers and parents regarding students’ academic progress. However, barriers hinder effective parent-teacher communication. This project created an accessible way for teachers to communicate with parents and showcase student learning in the classroom. SEESAW, a digital portfolio was used to communicate school-based activities to students’ families consistently. SEESAW allows students and teachers to communicate with parents in real-time and allows parents the flexibility to see what is going on in the classroom on their time.

Communication between home and school bears great importance. Parent - teacher communication provides benefits for the school, students, and the teacher especially the communication between teachers and parents regarding students’ academic progress. However, barriers hinder effective parent-teacher communication. This project created an accessible way for teachers to communicate with parents and showcase student learning in the classroom. SEESAW, a digital portfolio was used to communicate school-based activities to students’ families consistently. SEESAW allows students and teachers to communicate with parents in real-time and allows parents the flexibility to see what is going on in the classroom on their time.

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