In a society obsessed with electronics and cell phones would it be beneficial to use an app for education? Classdojo is an app that focuses on better education for children. The app allows teachers to share updates of what is happening in their classes. They are able to chart what each kid is doing and their behavior whether its positive or negative. They can take videos and message parents whenever they need to. This service is provided in over 180 countries. After positive results in surveys, the company decided to take a new adventure and start what’s called a “mindfulness lesson.”
Starting on May the 10th, all teachers were required to start their class with a mindfulness lesson, which a guided meditation. The mindfulness lesson lasts about 15 minutes and teaching children the power of being still. In his own words, “The vision of the company is, in the end, to give every child on earth an education they love,” says cofounder and CEO Sam Chaudhary. Their lessons include; ClassDojo’s lesson titles are largely self-explanatory. There’s Mindful Moment, Mindful Breathing, Focused Feet, Mindful Listening, Body Scan, and Mindful Countdown. It’s been very beneficial to students, parents, and teacher.