Technology has been evolving over the years, and all sectors and industries have been part of the evolution. The education sector has not been left behind. ClassDojo is an app used in the mobile phones to connect the teachers, students and parents’ activities in school. Teachers who have used the app appreciate it because their work has been made easy. Teachers post pictures of their art projects they carry out in class and send them to parents, and they describe it as a fun experience.
Since it was launched in 2011, ClassDojo has experienced an incredible growth throughout classrooms in the U.S and world over. Almost two-thirds of the schools in the United States has one of their teachers using the Classdojo app. Sam Chaudhary said that what is used inside and around the classroom then the education sector can be changed in a huge way.
Classdojo has also enabled teachers to reward students for their good behavior as well as giving them gold star stickers. The app has also allowed parents and educators to stay in stable communication about what their student is learning in class every day. Parents can see the positive feedback their kids are getting. Recently the app borrowed a feature from snap chat that helps the students to record videos and post photos about their day in school. Teachers, students, and parents can easily download the app from their smartphones and use.
Five years since its inception Class Dojo has been connecting teachers, students, and parents, and now it is going to another level of monetizing the app. The firm has plans to start selling educational contents, such as educational videos that are planning to distribute in a new level that has never been experienced before. Liam who is the co-founder of ClassDojo and also the Chief Technology Officer said that schools use hundreds of dollars to purchase curriculum and software that are usually delivered in boxes, and with what their firm is doing schools will cut much cost.
ClassDojo joined with Stanford University to produce a number of videos and series around the educational theory of the growth mindset. They believe the videos were seen by an audience of about 15million students around America. The content of the growth mindset will be available to all users. Their aim is to make parents consumers of their children’s education.
ClassDojo is a company that was founded in 2011 by Liam Don and his partner Sam Chadhary. The firm has an app that is used by teachers, students and parents to connect them in classrooms. It is based in San Fransisco, California.
According to Techcrunch.com despite completion from rival companies like Epraise ClassDojo has been growing tremendously and has helped cut down costs for educational materials as well as made tutors duty easy. ClassDojo has increased parents engagement with her classes.