The student, parent, and teacher based community app ClassDojo has recently announced it has completed a major round of funding that will allow the technology startup to add new members to its team and search for ways of adding new features. The latest round of funding was completed towards the end of 2015 and sees the funding level reached top more than $31 million to help grow an app that has become an indispensable part of the daily classroom activities in more than 85,000 schools across the U.S. Read more on http://www.inc.com/salvador-rodriguez/classdojo-monetization-slack-classrooms.html
ClassDojo has made a commitment to never raise any funding through the sale of personal information as the founders of the company, Sam Chaudhary and Liam Don understand how important privacy and security are at any point when children are involved in the daily use of the app. According to businessinsider.com. the interest in education the developers of the ClassDojo app had saw them identify a range of other apps that were looking to allow schools to provide testing and homework information for parents; ClassDojo has looked for a range of different ways of involving parents in daily classroom activities that allow the individual teacher to remain in contact with parents and guardians in an up to the minute way that allows more information to be passed between the two on a regular basis. Connect to Linkedin.com.
The initial stages of growth for ClassDojo saws the company look for new ways of allowing teachers to reward positive behavior in the classroom through the awarding of points. Over the years the app has been in operation its has altered its focus to become more of a communication tool with photo’s, videos, and messaging capabilities focused on teacher to parent interaction in real time. Click this.