ClassDojo, the communication platform provider for teachers, students, and parents, wanted to make parents and teachers meeting obsolete, and for that, it wanted to strengthen its platform and the app. The platform has raised $21 million for the purpose and aims to give clear communication and connection between parents and teachers about the children and their progress and activities. It would also help the platform to expand its team and to find out the appropriate contents and features for parents even while during holidays. It gives out an idea of guiding and supporting the parents to help their children for continuing the learning and development at home.
Even teachers can schedule activities in the platform, and that can be effectively checked by parents. Also, teachers can send videos and photos of student activities. Since it was founded in 2011, the founders of ClassDojo looking for creating a community and culture among parents, teachers, and students. The platform surpassed its competitors with focus and dedication, and it is now used by teachers from more than 85,000 schools in U.S. The founders are pledged not to make money out of user’s data considering the privacy of children, parents, and teachers are very much important and to be protected. The San Francisco-based startup has raised $31 million to date. Though during the initial days the platform was used to teach behavioral traits, it made a ground-up change, and now it makes collaboration between, students, teachers, and parents.
Though ClassDojo founded around six years back, it has become one of the fastest growing technology companies based in the education sector. It is used by almost 90 percent of the parents and the students of K-8 schools in U.S., and from other 180 countries. Also, more than few millions of teachers use the platform to have better interaction with parents. The management of ClassDojo is very talented, and it comprises designers, educators, and engineers from around the world. They have deep expertise in various types of schools from private sector schools to charter schools. Check angel.co.
The firm also partners with various institutes and education research organizations to understand the issues associated with quality education and works to provide efficient solutions. ClassDojo knows creating a community with openness, and proactive thinking can only be achieved by carefully crafting the education system and collaboration between all the stakeholders. With a mission to provide empowerment and flexibility, the firm is actually aiming for creating a positive culture with classrooms and schools. With reference from en.wikipedia.org