Recently, there is a rise in focus on new developments in the education technology. The technologies focus on improving the school experience for teachers, students, and parents. An example of favorable development in the education technology is the ClassDojo. ClassDojo offers a platform that creates a link between teachers and their students as well as the parents with the aim of creating an excellent classroom community. It is a communication-based application that eases the transfer of school-related information between teachers, students, and parents.
ClassDojo’s primary goal is to give the teachers, parents as well as the students an opportunity to design incredible classrooms. It enables students to develop social-emotional skills and at the same time making it easy for them to share daily school activities with their parents through photos, messages, videos and voice recordings. Besides, it creates an excellent environment for teachers to pass information to their students. Also, teachers and parents can quickly discuss matters affecting the students, both at home and in school.
By using ClassDojo, it is easy to foster positive behavior and good classroom culture amongst students. It enables parents and teachers in continually monitoring the behavior of students. Class Dojo is most effective on devices such as computers, tablets, and smartphones. It is also applicable on interactive whiteboards and projectors for effective student-teacher interaction.
Moreover, teachers can easily promote positive values and skills in students, such as hard work, responsibility, kindness, teamwork among others. As a result, these values contribute to a better community.
Students can efficiently interact with each other and share school activities. Enhanced teamwork translates to excellent results and a better society. ClassDojo has also made it possible for students to respect each other and can quickly look out for each other.
The great success story of the ClassDojo platform lies in the hand of Sam Chaudhry, its co-founder. Chaudhary was keen on gathering views from teachers, parents as well as the students throughout the product development process.
ClassDojo is currently in use in about 90 percent of U.S. K-8 school districts and many other schools globally. It has solved a real problem for teachers. Its features are friendly and easy to use for all. Interestingly, ClassDojo is a free application for all its users.
Learn more about ClassDojo: http://www.businessinsider.com/ed-tech-startup-classdojo-is-going-viral-2016-7