Technology has vastly advanced over the years leading to the creation of a global village so to say. With the advancements, many services have become available to the ordinary person with the click of a button. Over the years, technology has been incorporated into every aspect of the daily life and education has not been left behind. With the access to education material just by the click of a button, ClassDojo has gone further to make the meeting between teachers and their students’ parents accessible at the click of a button too.
Founded in August 2011, ClassDojo is a classroom communication app that helps students and teachers share information on students and track their progress. The app was developed by Sam Chaudhary and Liam don and was a part of imagek12 education technology products. ClassDojo has grown to serve over 3.5 million teachers and students worldwide with the app being available on both the android play store and the app store. ClassDojo is also available on web browsers and can be used on any device. ClassDojo has received several awards over the years including the education innovation award and being featured in the Forbes “30 under 30” list.
ClassDojo was featured in a recent article by the entrepreneur. The article outlines what all education technology professionals need to do to get a gold star from educators. The article goes further on to state what ClassDojo has done right so far, and this includes solving actual problems. ClassDojo talked to teachers and found out what challenges they faced, and they used the resulting knowledge to better their app. This has resulted in the use of ClassDojo by 90% of the United States of America school districts.
ClassDojo has also been tested and approved by its users. Most of the ClassDojo users are quick to recommend the platform to others. Lastly, ClassDojo has had a plan for development and implementation. During the six years, it has been in operation; the platform has grown and adjusted to the ever-changing educational needs of the society. in essence it has helped in keeping students connected both at home and school.