ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

What is ClassDojo? Have you heard of ClassDojo? Does your child’s school use it? ClassDojo is the most popular school communication app for teachers, students and their families and is used in 85% of UK primary schools. Although my own children’s school doesn’t use ClassDojo, I do have experience of it on the other side of the fence as a supply teacher. Opening up the lines of communication with ClassDojo ClassDojo connects teachers with families, helping them to work together as a team. How often do you ask your child what they did at school today only to get a shrug and a “don’t know” in response? ClassDojo offers up a means of circumnavigating this by allowing teachers to instantly share pictures, videos and messages with families about what’s happening throughout the school day giving parent’s the perfect starting point for conversation. ClassDojo lets you learn more about what your…

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How to tell Ofsted what you think of your child’s school

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It’s a fairly safe bet that, parent or not, you will have heard of Ofsted.  Oftsed are the schools inspectorate, it’s their … View Post
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