ClassDojo is a company that is on a crusade. It aims to provide students, parents and their teachers with an exceptional learning environment. It was created back in 2011 in the SF Bay area and its central feature is a communication app or classrooms. Students can share their activity through the app in the form of videos, photos, and messages. Now, 2 in 3 American School have claimed a ClassDojo membership. ClassDojo is also present in more than 180 nations around the globe.
ClassDojo was recently honored with being named a finalist for an Innovation by Design Award. This award is given out yearly by Fast Company. It aims to identify and acknowledge the most disruptive and innovative solutions in the world of design that also have solve a problem in business environments. ClassDojo will be judged by many of the world’s greatest minds in the realm of technology and design. There were 1,7000 contestants for the prize in the beginning and submissions were made from all over the world. Despite the steep competition, ClassDojo managed to come out on top.
ClassDojo has 2 special features within its app. They are Class Story and School Story respectively. They allow parents, students, and teachers to share moments with each other and engage in communication throughout the day. Stories can be accessed in real time through a constantly updating stream in video and photo form. Parents and teachers can view their student’s activity on any desktop or mobile device for their convenience.
Monica Harvancik is a designer at ClassDojo. She says that parents and teachers wanted a way to connect and share in special moments in the lives of the children. ClassDojo enables this in a way that has never before been imagined. The brilliance of the ClassDojo app is that it allows connections to be made in a way that is practically seamless. ClassDojo is proud of the recognition it has received for its innovation and hard work in creating a communication platform for parents, students, and teachers. This is a ground-up effort that is revolutionizing education across the United States and in many other countries as well. Class Dojo believes that by creating community it can increase the joy of learning for everyone involved in a child’s education.