ClassDojo is an app used in communication in a classroom. It is used to share reports and other class information between parents and teachers. The classroom communication app was launched by Liam Don and Sam Chaudhary in 2011. It is a common tool used by many non-English speaking parents and guardians to communicate and maintain regular contact with teachers in charge of their children. It is one of the main home-to-school communication apps that assist in bridging the language difference between tutors and parents. It maintains a connection between teachers, parents, and students and at the same time helps students to develop skills.
The ClassDojo platform enables parents to access their student’s report. Moreover, teachers can monitor the behavior of their students using the app. Teachers also share photos and videos of students with the parents during class sessions. The main objective of the app is to improve education and promote community building between teachers, parents, and other stakeholders. Today, ClassDojo is used by more than 90% of the district schools in the United States. The app uses 35 languages and it is available in more than 180 countries globally. ClassDojo enables tutors to register for free accounts and conduct classes with their students. The app also allows the instructors to invite parents to see the progress of their children in school. The app also allows the instructors to timely reward their students for good performance and improvement. Tutors can also customize the app to enable the students acquire specific skills based on the educational needs.
The creators of ClassDojo developed it based on the trust relationship that needs to be fostered between parents and teachers. To earn the trust of their users, the app has standard privacy protection measures. The app has a privacy center that fosters transparency in protecting the privacy of students and their parents. ClassDojo does not require sensitive information including the address, ID number, and the gender of the students. The app is compatible with all the devices that have web browsers. Additionally, it is compatible with all android and iOS devices. It is free for teachers all over the world.