What is Class Dojo?

With the school year starting many parents may find themselves overwhelmed with the correspondence coming home from their children’s teachers. Teachers across the nation are embracing and utilizing a communication application that keeps them in direct contact with their students’ parents. Class dojo is an app that can be downloaded for free or accessed via a laptop or desktop. Parents will be given their child’s identification number and a password. When the account is created the parent will enter in that information and experience instant connection with their child’s teacher. Class dojo brings parents, teachers and students together. Teachers can use the app for direct communication to the student’s parent via a private message feature. Parents can ask their child’s teacher questions via the app and experience fast communication. In addition to being utilized as a private messaging option, class dojo also allows teachers to share pictures of what is happening throughout the day. These pictures can only be viewed by parents of the students in that particular teacher’s classroom. This gives parents insight into what is happening on any given day in the class room. Often times working parents miss out on special projects or activities, with the photo and video sharing option, parents can feel more involved and then communicate with their children about that activity after school. Students can customize their own monster that is their interactive character and students earn good behavior points as well as get docked points for bad behavior. This also helps parents know if their children on task or goofing off in class. Class dojo opens the door for better communication between parents and their children as well as parents and their child’s teacher. This free app is easy to use and kids love earning positive dojo points.

Learn more about ClassDojo:https://www.commonsense.org/education/website/classdojo

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