ClassDojo is one of the worlds fastest growing companies in the edtech industry, which concerns using technology in the class room to provide a more productive and effective educational process.
ClassDojo has created a social media app that revolves around everything class room and education related. The app connects parents to teachers in the same way that other social media platforms connect friends and family. The app comes equipped with personal portfolios, text messaging and video calling capabilities.
The intention of ClassDojo is to increase productivity with teachers by eliminating the need for time consuming parent-teacher conferences. The app empowers teachers to reach out to parents at anytime during school hours to discuss their children and vice versa: parents can also contact the teachers.
Students were not left out when ClassDojo was creating their app. The portfolio feature that comes with ClassDojo is a safe place for them to share all of their experiences in the class room. Children can take photos and videos and submit them to their portfolio for their teachers, classmates and parents to see. ClassDojo isn’t just providing an educational tool for teachers, it is creating community with-in the class room.
While we have discussed what ClassDojo offers for the teachers and the students, you may be wondering what it has in store for parents. One of the most innovative features of the product is the ability for parents to call their children’s devices and get a view of class room activities in real time. This enables parents to check in with their children while they are in school and to provide emotional support while they are away from home.
The company was founded during a negative period of time for EdTech companies but somehow ClassDojo has prospered where others have failed. ClassDojo was founded in 2011 and in the 7 years it has been in existence it has reached millions of teachers all over the country, making their jobs easier and more productive.
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ClassDojo is an online platform that helps teachers, parents, and students to bring classroom moments at close range. It is an online podium that enhances skill and culture improvement through assisting the student to build critical skills. The online platform includes significant features that enable student share Photos and Videos and thus they can invite parents in sharing classroom moments.
ClassDojo has received a warm reception by the teachers and Students that they term results into happier classrooms. According to ClassDojo, in the United States, the platform had been already subscribed by 85,000 teachers covering both public and private schools across the US. Most teachers using ClassDojo are preferable teaching kindergarten at 8th level grade.
ClassDojo has developed an expansion plan that is targeting the App to reach more educators and parents within schools to improve cultural learning context through incorporating many players in the ClassDojo. The App ensure safety and secure serving and connecting with teachers as Liam Don outlines that privacy is the essential particularly when kids are involved, and it makes it crucial for parents to pay whenever they want to use the App so as to avoid automatic logging.
ClassDojo was founded in 2011, and was opened in San Francisco raised an investment of approximately $31 Million and got accredited by education tech accelerator Imagine K12. ClassDojo series B development was led by General Catalyst that contributed to massive investment. The Catalyst Managing Director Mr. Hemant Taneja highlights the success of ClassDojo from the initial development as a behavioral platform to profound known as educational software.
ClassDojo unveiled an application that enabled more learning that is aimed and growing mindset. The application includes characters of Mojo and Katie from Cast of Pixar’s Inside out. It is a series of animated video running on ClassDojo platform dedicated to alleviating the growth of Mind within Parents, Teachers and students.
The series of animated video being firstly unveiled by San Francisco revealed the ideas, competencies and acumen should be ever evolving and not rooted rather can be further developed to accommodate strength over time. These animated videos are released with collaboration with Stanford University by developing Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS). PERTS was established within ClassDojo to promote motivation and resilience due to some teachers, parents and students are involved. The idea of growth Mindset is directed to adults’ educators who will disseminate the learning to kids