Would you like to improve classroom behavior? This one free tool has helped millions of teachers with behavior management in their classrooms.
As teachers, our attention is pulled in so many different directions. It can be difficult to keep up with the everyday tasks of running an efficient classroom. However, we all know that classroom management is one of the most important aspects of running a classroom — without well-behaved students, everything just seems to start heading downhill.
ClassDojo is a free web tool and app that allows you to track and manage classroom behavior. The tool itself is pretty straightforward, so I encourage you to jump on over to the site and check it out. You can create your class roster, and within a few minutes you’ll be ready to award positive and negative behavior points to students. It’s that easy to get started.
If you'd like to learn more in-depth from experienced tech trainers and teachers about how they're using ClassDojo to improve classroom behavior, check out these articles and courses:
How to Track and Manage Classroom Behavior – In this free 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, SimpleK12’s Teacher Learning Community presenter, Kim Munoz, shows you how to track and manage classroom behavior easily with ClassDojo. She'll show you how to set up your account and start adding behaviors to your students.
Improved Engagement and Better Behavior: Just a Few Clicks Away! – In this 30-minute online course, experienced tech trainer Kim Munoz shows how to easily document and improve student behavior with ClassDojo. Discover how to print or email behavior reports to parents or staff to help keep your students on track. You'll also learn how to sign up for an account, set up your classes, and customize the types of points you want to award or take away for student behavior.
What do you think of this free ClassDojo app? Let me know your thoughts in a comment on this article.
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.