"Build wonderful classroom communities with parents and students."
- Track student behavior with points customization point system.
- Message parents and students through the app or website
- Upload pictures of learning to the Class Story
- Upload assignments or photos to online student portfolios.
- Share available videos to build growth mindset, perseverance, gratitude and empathy.
Check out how one teacher is using Class Dojo in her classroom.
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Teachers Pay Teachers is a great resources for busy teachers. When planning a lesson, you can search TPT for resources to go along with your lesson. There are TONS of free resources, and a lot of inexpensive resources. They also have sales all the time to help with the costly resources. All of my favorite sellers of TPT have blogs or instagram accounts where they post pictures and ideas for using their products.
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Pinterest is a tool that allows anyone to make digital idea boards. There are millions of resources that you can search from. Users are uploading new pins daily that will link to a website where you can find more information about the idea. This is a great tool for teachers because you can have boards for each subject and use this when lesson planning.
- Follow teacher pinners and access their pins
- Create multiple boards to organize pins.
- Search for pins based on topic
- Click on pins to visit website of origin
GoNoodle is an indoor recess/brain break tool. There are movement videos that get kids excited about exercising and learning. There are also great meditation videos for calming a wiggly class. GoNoodle is always adding new videos and all the videos are also accessible through their YouTube channel.
Try a favorite dance video below:
EdPuzzle is a resource that allows teachers to use videos from YouTube to create lessons for students. You can record your voice over the video and add questions throughout the video and then share the new video with students. You also have access to videos created by other teachers, so that you don't have to create your own. I have created several listening comprehension videos for my students through EdPuzzle. Click on the titles below to see the ones that I have created.