ClassDojo is a new way for parents, students, teachers, and school leaders to stay connected. It is a communication app designed specifically for use within the classroom. The ClassDojo app makes it possible to share messages, videos, and photos throughout the school day and it is sparking an enthusiasm in students, since they can now share what they have been doing in school with their parents-instantly. ClassDojo is used in 90% of K-8 schools in the United States and in over 180 countries today. ClassDojo is also one of the 35 most innovative apps of the year in 2016.
ClassDojo’s Classroom app lets teachers and students build their very own classroom culture and lets them choose creativity and teamwork to share their feedback on their progress with each other.
The Messages feature lets teachers, school leaders, and students message each other instantly without having to pick up the phone. These messages can be translated into 35 different languages. Teachers can even use the “Quit Time” option to control when the messages can be received.
The Stories feature makes it possible for pictures and videos to be instantly updated from the school day. Each and every class, school , and student has their very own unique story to tell and the Stories feature gives them the opportunity to share it with others. The School Story feature makes it possible for families to stay connected to their school and the Class Story allows teachers to stay connected to families that are connected to their class. It lets students create their own story, complete with a timeline of what they have been learning.
ClassDojo is keeping everyone connected and informed and is making learning exciting again through its innovative app. ClassDojo has received many awards, including the Innovation by Design Award, as well.