Improving Classroom Performance with ClassDojo

Enhancing the way that teachers monitor and provide feedback to their pupils and their parents, San Francisco-Based instructional software company ClassDojo is paving the way to improve the classroom experience.

The software, which shares the name of its development firm, provides a communications platform enabling teachers, parents and students to share information about students’ performance and behaviors as well as activities and social events.

Students are initially assigned a default avatar having the appearance of familiar cartoon-based monster memes, which they can easily customize.

Users of the software have reported many benefits including:

Simplifies Recording and Sharing of Student Behaviors

  • Simplifies Recording and Sharing of Student BehaviorsTeachers simply click on the icon that describes the student’s conduct and parents can receive a report via email. Teachers are also able to create customized behaviors on a per student basis. The information can be shared with users connecting by tablets, cell phones and laptops.

Teachers simply click on the icon that describes the student’s conduct and parents can receive a report via email. Teachers are also able to create customized behaviors on a per student basis. The information can be shared with users connecting by tablets, cell phones and laptops.

  • Improves Feedback and LoggingThe application saves time consumed by non-instruction-related activities when compared with traditional disciplinary methods involving logging student behavior tick marks on blackboards. ClassDojo can auto-tally the conduct counts and instantly provide points-based summaries. ClassDojo also allows instructors to create and share classroom videos, which has proven to be an excellent means of giving students recognition for their performance.

Improves Feedback and Logging

The application saves time consumed by non-instruction-related activities when compared with traditional disciplinary methods involving logging student behavior tick marks on blackboards. ClassDojo can auto-tally the conduct counts and instantly provide points-based summaries. ClassDojo also allows instructors to create and share classroom videos, which has proven to be an excellent means of giving students recognition for their performance.

  • Promotes Parental Involvement ClassDojo’s option enabling parents to receive reports via email, gives parents a conversational starter with the student and provides an opportunity to implement a parallel behavior-modification system at home. The application features an instant messaging option, so parents can receive urgent communications from the teachers.

Promotes Parental Involvement

ClassDojo’s option enabling parents to receive reports via email, gives parents a conversational starter with the student and provides an opportunity to implement a parallel behavior-modification system at home. The application features an instant messaging option, so parents can receive urgent communications from the teachers.

ClassDojo has gotten thumbs-up approval from millions of teachers and their students and parents in more than 180 countries. The software’s design resulting in saving time and improving performance and behavior in the classroom has made this the software teachers choose in 90 percent of K-8 classrooms.

About ClassDojo

Located in San Francisco, CA, ClassDojo was founded in 2011 with the goal of empowering educators, students and parents to transform education from the ground up.

Learn more about ClassDojo:

http://www.inc.com/salvador-rodriguez/classdojo-monetization-slack-classrooms.html