ClassDojo-A Step in the Right Direction

ClassDojo is all about creating a positive classroom culture and giving students a voice. It is also making it possible for parents to stay connected to their kids and school during the school day. ClassDojo is free for teachers to use and it is compatible with many different devices including iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and on any computer. It is also a private and secure way for communicating. ClassDojo has been recognized with many awards including the Education Innovation Award in 2011, 30 under 30: Education Award in 2012, and the Next Wave Leaders Under 35 award in 2015, to name just a few.

ClassDojo enable teachers, parents, and school teachers to meaage each other instantly and the messages can be translated into as many as 35 different languages. the Classroom feature of the ClassDojo app is where teachers and students can build their culture within the classroom with different skills and values. It is also the easiest way for students and teachers to build an incredible classroom together. Stories lets pictures and videos stream instantly form the school day instantly and School Story allows leaders to communicate with families that are connected to the school. The class Story feature allows teachers to share information with families that are connected to their class. Student Stories helps students to create their own story of what they have learned in the form of a timeline or portfolio.

The Big Ideas area of the app is where teachers and parents can gain access to content that will help students to further learn through concepts and social/emotional skills.

ClasDojo is opening the lines of communication so information can be shared with the teachers, students and families of the student sand is also a way of encouraging students to take pride in their work.

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