ClassDojo: Parents’ New Reprieve in Education

Recently ClassDojo managed to raise $21 million in a drive that they seek to acquire funding for the development of the technology the helps parents connect with their student’s educators. ClassDojo makes it possible for parents to monitor the activities of their children in school together with behavioral development and the social activities in school. This app enables parents to get in touch quite often with the teachers without necessarily having a one on one meeting all these is made possible by the new technology.

 

ClassDojo was founded in the year 2011 by Liam Don and Sam Chaudhary with the company having its headquarters in San Francisco. According to the available description, ClassDojo has been described as a platform that brings together a teacher, a student and a parent making it easier for the parties to share what is happening in school. ClassDojo is basically an educational tool that enables the sharing of messages, videos and photos while students are at home or while at school.

 

ClassDojo has quite a big team comprising educators, engineers and designers among many others. The dream team has quite an in depth knowledge and understanding in their respective fields to enable the company launch the best product into the market. The company has been named as being among the fastest growing educational technology companies in the world. Currently the app is used by close to 85000 parents and has received a positive feedback from those who have used it.

 

The founders of ClassDojo are not making revenue at the moment from the app, they have said that plans are underway to have the creation of premium features together with content where parents would be required to pay for the services in order to use them. They hold the opinion that privacy is of much concern considering that children are involved and thus having revenue through data from the users of the app will lead to privacy breaches.

 

Parents will be able to get daily schedule of activities that would be taking part in school while also receiving latest student’s work together with participation in activities. ClassDojo will basically revolutionize the education sector by providing parents with an opportunity to follow the development of their children in school from whatever place they are through the technological app.

 

The founders of the company have brought other people on board so that the app can have other features where parents would be able to pay for their students utilities like lunches and field trips via mobile phones.