ClassDojo-Expanding the Classroom

ClassDojo is an app that is enabling teachers, students, and parents to stay connected throughout the school day. The app is helping to encourage school and classroom values and is completely customizable. The app will work on any iOs, Android, Kindle Fire, or any computer and is free for teachers. ClassDojo is currently being used in 90 % of K-8 schools in the Unites States and in over 180 countries.

ClassDojo can be translated into over 35 different languages and has received many notable wasrds including the Education Innovation Award in 2011, the Innovation by Design Awards in 2016 and the 35 Most Innovative Apps of the Year in 2016, just to name a few.

ClassDojo has many ways to build the classroom culture, including with the Classroom part of the app where it is possible to choose skills and values like teamwork or creativity for example, and then feedback on progress can be shared. Classroom makes it easy to build a great classroom.

The Messages part of the app makes it possible for parents, teachers, and school leaders to message each other without having to make a bunch of phone calls. The messages can even be translated into 35 different languages. Teachers have the option to set “Quiet Hours” so that they will not be disturbed during times when they are teaching.

Stories lets pictures and videos from the school day to be shared and Class Story lets teachers share information with families. Student Stories lets students create their own story or portfolio of what they have learned during the day.

ClassDojo even has a Big Ideas area where parents and teachers an access content that will help students to further their education in social and emotional skills for their benefit. ClassDojo’s helping to bring the educational community together.

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