ClassDojo is an app that focuses on connecting educators with children and their parents. Here’s how it works. Teachers can connect with parents of children through the app, and children can also be connected in the network. Next, the app can be used by the teachers and the students to send videos and pictures of what is going on in the classroom. Messages can also be sent. This also lets parents message the teacher to ask them what is going on with their child and how they are succeeding in the classroom.
ClassDojo is more popular than you may think. In fact, it is used in over one hundred and eighty countries. In the United States alone, it is used in over ninety percent of schools that have grades between kindergarten and the eighth grade. In addition, one out of every three children who is between the age of five and fourteen has learnt about growth mindset and empathy through the ClassDojo app. ClassDojo is an app by educators for educators. In fact, twenty percent of the staff has a teaching background.
ClassDojo focuses on helping teachers craft a classroom setting and education style which works for the children in that particular class. Every kid needs a different style of education. Overall, ClassDojo is helping change how teachers help kids all around the world.
One teacher said that she had big dreams for helping kids. These dreams are what led her to become a teacher in the first place. Now, she says, through ClassDojo she is able to reach her goal. She feels like big things are happening. The children like it too, because they love showing off to their parents what they accomplished in class and the various projects they created. They can easily send messages about them or just snap a picture and send it home.