ClassDojo is a 21st-century tool that seeks to link up the parent, the teacher, and the students. The app is currently available to educators and parents. It can be downloaded for free in various app stores.
Recent developments within the company are set to see the app become even more sophisticated featuring more educational materials. While some of the content will still be accessed for free, the company’s founders have revealed that they may introduce an option for users to subscribe to a premium service.
The ever-busy world of today leaves the teacher and parents with lesser time to spend together. Most parents are busy trying to make a living. Because of the economic activities, most parents in USA work for long hours or work several jobs. Some parents can only be able to give up their daily activities a few days per year to attend school meetings.
During the few days when a parent takes time off, he or she is expected to follow up on all his or her children’s performance at school or attend a parents meeting. There are many things that take center stage. Parents and teachers have to minimize the time they engage with each other to ensure that each parent gets his or her time with the teachers. This is no longer the case.
When Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don realized this problem, the idea of ClassDojo was born. They ensured that their product addressed the main areas of concern. They wanted to create an online community of teachers, parents, and students that would be up-to-date with the growth and development of the children.
Through the ClassDojo app, the teacher can make a schedule that the parent ensures is implemented by their kids while at home. Parents credit the app with enabling them to know exactly what their children have been doing at school.
The app also helps teachers to ensure that the parents take an active role in the learning process of the child. The teacher or the parent can use the app to show off the progress of the child either academically or in other activities through photos that can be shared.
The developers of Class dojo stated that their inspiration came from the need to address the vacuum that was created by the absence of a free app that created a positive culture with classrooms and schools.
The startup company has received confidence from investors who have helped it raise over $31 million in venture funding. It has more than 3.5 million users in over 60 countries. Two in every 3 schools in USA enjoy the services of the app.