In this day and age, it is more important to take some involvement in your child’s education. Thankfully, even with more parents on the go than ever, technology has bridged the gap to allowed them the opportunity to hone in on what is going on inside of the child’s classroom, to forge a safe and participative learning environment.
What is Class Dojo?
Class Dojo is a mobile app that allows parents to take a glimpse inside of what exactly is going on in their child’s classroom as teachers give them updates through this social media platform. In addition to allowing teachers the ability to post photos and videos of classroom sessions and moments, they will also be able to privately instant message parents, provide additional learning material to deepen the impression of the material covered that day, and allow students to take ownership over the classroom through a number of projects and portfolios. In doing this, your child will be part of a warm and inviting learning environment. Education should always exist in a positive culture, and with this mobile application parents, teachers and students get to all create that environment.
A Growing Startup
It grew little by little, due in large part to the fact that teachers simply fell in love with it as soon as they began using it. It allows them to enhance the capability and reach by tracking the progress of their students and also keeping parents involved. The platform began with simply 80 teachers that took part in a focus group and in just a short month, the platform had grown to a whopping 12,000 different students and teachers. They have yet to monetize the app, but the potential is there and will only keep growing over the years.
Chances are high that if you have not already experienced this application in your child’s classroom, you will very soon. It is growing by leaps and bounds and the reviews indicate that it is an incredible value to the classroom and could very well be a game changer for the education system as a whole.