Understanding ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a new application that connects students, teachers, and parents who share pictures through the school day. It allows them to share photos, videos, and messages with great ease and facilitates smooth learning even outside the classroom. Users of the application can work together as a team, creating the classroom experience and bringing their ideas to life in school and at home.

ClassDojo has four main features that make it so unique and useful. The first one is the classroom where students get an opportunity to create the classroom culture by choosing skills and values such as creativity and teamwork and sharing the feedback of their progress with each other. The second feature is stories, where users can upload photos and videos from their school day, instantly sharing them across the platform. Every student, class, and school have their own story, and these are all shared at home with the parents. School story helps the school leaders to share with the families connected to their school, class stories helps teachers achieve the same while student stories help students share amongst themselves.

The third feature in the app is messages where teachers, students, and parents can share relevant information without necessarily having to exchange their contacts. The best part about this function is that the words can be translated into over 35 languages. The “Quiet Hours” part of the messages feature allows users to know when other users are not available to communicate at a particular moment. The final feature is the big ideas feature where teachers and parents are enabled access to original content that they can use to help the students gain social, emotional skills and other concepts.

ClassDojo has become an absolute necessity in the schooling system, utilized in an approximated 90% of all the K-8 schools in the US and in over 180 other countries. Give it a try.

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