Classdojo is an exciting app which is being used in schools across the United States and internationally. This app is available on both the iTunes store as well as the Google Play Store. The app enables teachers, parents, and student a way to stay easily in touch which can drastically help students learn.
As the people behind Classdojo indicate, there is no such thing as a perfect classroom. Each class is going to have different needs and priorities. Classdojo can help develop a great classroom that fits the needs of the community invested in it. Teachers can easily share classroom activities with parents by using the app. The app enables them to send text, video, and photos to the parents which communicate what’s going on in class and what their child has created. The parents can also communicate with the teachers easily which is a drastic improvement over the once or twice a year parent-teacher conferences of the old days.
Since the app was released, Classdojo is now used in 90% of K-8 schools across the nation. It has also been adapted to support foreign languages and so it is now used in more than 180 countries. As 20% of the team behind the app came have a background in teaching they know what teachers need in order to build a classroom that provides an effective and quality education.
The Classdojo app has been featured on different forms of media since its release. It has also won several awards including the Education Innovation Award that was given to Classdojo in 2011 by NBC Today. In 2016, Fast Company gave Classdojo their Innovation by Design Award as well as being on their 35 Most Innovative Apps of the Year.