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ClassDojo

ClassDojo

ClassDojo

ClassDojo is a beautiful communication app for teachers, parents, and students.

4.7 Ratings 2M+ Reviews 10M+ Downloads
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ClassDojo is a beautiful communication app for teachers, parents, and students.
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Ratings & Reviews

4.7
1.8M+ Ratings
  1. 5
    87%
  2. 4
    7%
  3. 3
    2%
  4. 2
    1%
  5. 1
    3%
  • Honest app review Oct 18, 2018

    By Serapheenie
    This app is amazing !!!!!!! When I am at home or at work and my daughter is at school and I am curious about how her day is going, all I have to do is open this app and look up her report for the day. Her teachers will mark her for either being really good, neutral, or disruptive, which allows me to know how my child’s school day is going. They do this throughout the entire day. The teachers will also post pictures of the class and what they are doing throughout the day which is always fun to see. This app also gives me the ability to communicate directly with her teacher, without having to send an email. Not only does it allow me to communicate with her teacher, it also gives me the ability to message anybody that is working with my child in the school. Whether it be a counselor, the nurse, the principal, anyone that works in the school, I am able to communicate with. This app was a complete game changer for me. My daughter is developmentally delayed and this app has literally given me so much peace of mind I don’t know what I would do without it. This has taken away so much stress that I have about wondering how my child is doing at school during the day and I’m very grateful for this app. I think it should be made available to every single school in the whole world. THANKS DOJO!!!!
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  • A little none user friendly Sep 19, 2020

    By Gamer2*
    Would give 5* but often run into frustrating problems. Example: while doing modules there comes time to do “Activities” which often do not work. Some videos will not load. All end module quizzes are the same for math English or any subject for module 1 will be the same, all modules 2 will be same and so on. The activity button pulls up the same page every time. And it’s not on the same topic as what the module is going over. So the confusion and inconsistency make it frustrating for the parent, while the child quickly loses interest while an adult tries to figure out what to do...... I have yet to complete a single Module on even a single subject without a 20min or more delay trying to figure out what can and can’t be done, or while videos try to load and fail. We have fast wifi and never have issues on anything such as streaming movies or games. But this app lags so bad it also gives my child time to lose focus. It’s a great concept and has a ways to go. Would be nice to actually be able to do activities or the record voice and send to teacher tools offered. Why have so much interactive attempts that can’t be completed. Hope to see major improvements coming and the stars will certainly go up. We get use out of bedtime stories and brushing teeth tools. Again it does have some good stuff for the entire fam, just takes some patience and understanding. A great lesson for life anyway I suppose...
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  • Fun and effective Oct 23, 2017

    By allkindsofunusual
    I'm a first year teacher in a special education 5th grade class and the behavior system I was using just wasn't cutting it. It wasn't effective for me to cross the classroom and stop my lessons to give my students reinforcements. Now I keep class dojo connected to the smart board at all times. The tap their naps in the morning to clock in for attendance. I give them points and demerits that I designed according to my needs which play a positive or negative sound. If a student earns three points in one day I give them a ticket to the classroom store. If the class gets more then 30 points I give them a class reward. The students see where the stand when it comes to their individual behavior and can see the effect they have on the group. The records they keep make report cards a breeze when it comes to marking students behavior. Parents stay connected and send messages through the app. This is all just the features of the website! The app offers added bonuses when used in tandem. The toolkit is a lifesaver with so many amazing things that it would take all day to describe them. This app is worth it a thousand times over!
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  • Sep 24, 2020

    By Krystal Keller
    Ive loved this app for some time, but over the last few days it hasnt been working. Keeps saying "oops! Something went wrong, try again" while trying to upload my daughters homework. Very frustrating! Uninstalled the app and re-installed it and now I cant even log in. Says to try again later. All homeowrk is done through Dojo so Im at a loss right now!
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  • Dojo points at home Feb 6, 2020

    By M.Fame13
    The ClassDojo app is fantastic for staying up to date on last minute changes, or events that are coming up. It makes it easy to contact your child’s teachers via text, as well as seeing how your child is doing behavioral wise and if they handed in their homework. The Dojo points given by your child’s teachers is a great way to express this. However, the reason I’m rating this app 3⭐️ is due to having to pay for the ability to give your child Dojo points at home for chores or listening etc. This is an education app. The ability to give Dojo points at home to your child should be accessible to all parents. Not everyone can afford the price you’re requesting for parents to pay. The price is a bit outrageous. In today’s society getting our child to attend school, especially our older children, is difficult already. Why not use the Dojo points at home system for pure encouragement so that your child can see their growth, in hopes they continue to go to school and stay out of trouble. If the Dojo points at home part of the app needs to have a price tag, it should be one that is based on society as a whole. Perhaps it should be based on the lower income families, seeing as they are the families that the charter schools are geared towards, in order for their children to have better education for a brighter future.
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  • Sep 26, 2020

    By Richard Bradley
    There is no search feature. This one thing makes it useless. Imaging you're getting 30+ messages a week, and you need to find the zoom meeting link that the art teacher sent out a week ( or was it two weeks) ago. Your only option is to scroll backwards through each tedious message until you, by chance, find the information you are looking for. As a communication product it is way less practical and useable then email, IM, Facebook, or just about anything else really.
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  • Needs proper update Feb 1, 2018

    By notyaverage
    There have been 5 updates since I reported the loss of getting notifications on my iPhone 8 plus. I was told to reinstall the app despite this issue being recognized as a bug that needs fixing. It still has not been fixed and these vague release notes leave a lot to be desired. As for the app use, it's a mom's nightmare if you have special needs children. If you can not ask your child what happened at school this app will leave you even more baffled. Teachers are allowed to leave unexplained negative feedback. Yes it is teacher responsibility to use it fairly but I feel this app and it's setup makes poor communicating teachers even lazier. I am expected to write *them* notes that they do NOT respond to when they mark points off, cause simply telling me makes too much sense 🙄 So how about this- stop letting teachers just lazily leave negative feedback WITHOUT notes. It should REQUIRE a note. If my child isn't doing anything worth writing about it shouldnt warrant losing points either. Messages should have a priority setting because I am starting to think my child's teachers can't read the way they dodge messages. It's ridiculous and there should be more accountability built-in to it's use cause students are not the only bullies at school. Now we just have a bunch of lazy teachers content with bare minimum forms of communication. This app could require more of teachers, otherwise it's worsening communication and behavior problems.
    more
  • Sep 12, 2020

    By Dawn Cundy
    Downloaded app as the web view on phone is difficult to navigate but I can't log into the app. I click on the 'I'm a parent' part of app to get started and then 'already have an account' and it won't let me put my email or password in. It is like it doesn't register thay it's a box for typing. If I click 'forgot password', same happens there when it asks for my email. It's really frustrating as the school rely heavily on this app and I just can't do what I need to do.
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  • Mixed review Nov 8, 2018

    By GunMik
    I’ve used this app for 3 years now. As a parents I see a lot of room for improvement. 1. I am not notified via text and no way I have found to be notified- I am very busy and I don’t enjoy needing to go to yet 1 more app to look at my kids progress or homework etc. adds more work for me and not worth it. 2. It’s very elementary. As my son moved to upper elementary - they still use it but now there’s no progress on him- they find it’s too beneath the grade level which I agree on. 3. I like the anonymity other apps gives me and still allows me to communicate w other parents - like to remind them it’s the teacher bday etc. this app offer nothing like that. 4. I have to have the app! I have plenty of storage space now but some parents don’t! And I hear complaints often that they don’t have room for yet another app- other programs allows communication via text and no need for the app! They send sms! My kids are 3rd and 4th grade. This apps has potential to grow w the students yet it has not!! Please consider adding features for age progression. And I’m trying the at home feature- would have been great when my kids were younger but at their ages the monsters and points don’t mean near as much as the cool Games they could be playing. Over all- the younger the kid the better and only communication with teachers and no way to make a play date w a classmate even between students! Please consider adding features !
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  • Sep 13, 2020

    By John Saunders
    Not bad but full version way too expensive, this is a great idea idea and I love engaging with the school and kids through it but the premium content is wat too expensive. At the same cost as Disney plus I just don't see what you are providing for that price. It also excludes families who are not as well off and unable to pay 5.99 a month. From one developer to another drop your price by at least half onboard more customers have a happier client base who will spread the word. Dont be greedy
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  1. Help students build individual skills by rewarding them with fun shoutouts! Congratulate them on their efforts with positive reinforcement
  2. Digital Portfolios function allows both students and teachers to find all student assignments in one easy-to-reach place
  3. Skip the chaos of trying to please every child when creating group work! Group Maker function randomly assigns groups so you don't have to

Reviewed by Katelyn on May 14, 2018

  • Honest app review Oct 18, 2018

    By Serapheenie
    This app is amazing !!!!!!! When I am at home or at work and my daughter is at school and I am curious about how her day is going, all I have to do is open this app and look up her report for the day. Her teachers will mark her for either being really good, neutral, or disruptive, which allows me to know how my child’s school day is going. They do this throughout the entire day. The teachers will also post pictures of the class and what they are doing throughout the day which is always fun to see. This app also gives me the ability to communicate directly with her teacher, without having to send an email. Not only does it allow me to communicate with her teacher, it also gives me the ability to message anybody that is working with my child in the school. Whether it be a counselor, the nurse, the principal, anyone that works in the school, I am able to communicate with. This app was a complete game changer for me. My daughter is developmentally delayed and this app has literally given me so much peace of mind I don’t know what I would do without it. This has taken away so much stress that I have about wondering how my child is doing at school during the day and I’m very grateful for this app. I think it should be made available to every single school in the whole world. THANKS DOJO!!!!
    more
  • Fun and effective Oct 23, 2017

    By allkindsofunusual
    I'm a first year teacher in a special education 5th grade class and the behavior system I was using just wasn't cutting it. It wasn't effective for me to cross the classroom and stop my lessons to give my students reinforcements. Now I keep class dojo connected to the smart board at all times. The tap their naps in the morning to clock in for attendance. I give them points and demerits that I designed according to my needs which play a positive or negative sound. If a student earns three points in one day I give them a ticket to the classroom store. If the class gets more then 30 points I give them a class reward. The students see where the stand when it comes to their individual behavior and can see the effect they have on the group. The records they keep make report cards a breeze when it comes to marking students behavior. Parents stay connected and send messages through the app. This is all just the features of the website! The app offers added bonuses when used in tandem. The toolkit is a lifesaver with so many amazing things that it would take all day to describe them. This app is worth it a thousand times over!
    more
  • Sep 25, 2020

    By Sandra Koski
    I really like the app. I have been using it for years, lots of kids. Have a new problem. My last grandson moved from Elementary school to Junior high. He is using this app. When I tried to set it up for his new teachers, it keeps going back to the Elementary school teachers. When Ibtry again it says I need a new invite. I am really confused
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  • Sep 22, 2020

    By Julian de Vera
    I am able to tell the app that I'm a parent, but when it brings me to the log in screen, it's unresponsive, except for the link to "forgot my password". Second time installing it, and same issue. *Update* I am now able to login and enjoy the app! It's a great thing being able to chat with my kid's teacher directly.
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  • Participation test grade Mar 16, 2018

    By murnanator
    I use Dojo in my middle and high school classes. It allows me to track how students are participating in my class. I can keep track how often students come to class unprepared or are off task, and I can also reward them for working hard or persevering. At the end of the quarter, I run a report through Dojo, which gives me a percentage for each student. That percentage is used for a test grade called Participation. I can also connect parents. They see how their kids participate in class, so there are no surprises. I can also post private pictures that only the parents I think had particular class can see. I share pictures of students doing fun activities in class. Also, if they learn something particularly interesting, I post about it So the parents know “what happened at school today.” I enjoy giving parents the opportunity to increase communication with their student regarding school. This app also helps me with group work in my class. The tools option gives me ability to randomly split students into groups. The students respond well to Dojo, and this extrinsic motivation really gets them going.
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  • Most recent changes Feb 2, 2018

    By pcwittmann
    I love the most recent changes to the student accounts, especially the ease in switching for students now. I would like to see a more streamlined process of posting pictures and videos. Right now, they can take a picture or video, add a caption, talk over the picture explaining or draw on it. Once they click the little blue airplane, they have to select their name again (even tho they are already on their own account) and then click post. I think the airplane on the previous screen should suffice in posting it. If there were to be another screen, maybe just give the option of being able to post the same picture to another student account like before. Sometimes my students are partners and they shouldn’t have to take two separate pictures for their work. I also would like some sort of feature where I can toggle on a record keeping of who is posting. For example, I might want to have students post a picture or video of their center for the day- I’d love to see a quick easy way to filter who has and has not posted to their own account during that time frame. It would be so helpful, especially when I have some centers I give students two or more days to do. Just some ideas! Thanks.
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  • Disappointed Feb 15, 2019

    By Sassy3ddawn
    We used Dojo at a different school and the difference was huge. My first experience was really great. We only saw only items that were related to our specific classroom and those that were sent by the principal and vice principal or reminders that were sent out for the whole school. This school We see every post for every class whether or not it is related to our classroom. Also purchasing the premium program so you can do dojo points at home was pretty useless. It does not interact with the schools character development process. So basically you make up the rules on your own and you have to find incentives to prompt your student into the behavior that you want your student to have. It was not worth the amount of effort it takes to develop a program at home that may conflict what is being done at school. Also there is no way to check on what your student is getting rewards for. All I know is that on Friday he gets to spend his Dojo points to buy trinkets from the “Dojo Store” or change his login Dojo character. This program has so much potential, but it is riddled with missed opportunities for parents to be informed and included in their students learning experience. Very, very disappointed.
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  • Great app for quick communication! Sep 22, 2017

    By jerseybird
    Excellent way to communicate any quick thing btw parent and teacher whether it is an FYI or "Brian didn't sleep well last night so he may not interact as much". Especially helpful for parents of special needs kids to keep close communication with teacher and parent to help regulate a child's routine. I've been able to get feedback from my son's teacher about his behavior throughout the day which is very helpful for me when giving him adhd medication when i need to note it's effects and what time of day. The teacher is more likely to have the convenience to give me a quick text to inform me that my son had a meltdown at 10:30a right after so I could troubleshoot with her via text. Only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because i wish we could download data to save the progress. Like the ratings the teacher gives daily are only available for like a week. It would be nice to download to excel or something to see the progression and identify weakness or patterns in behaviors based on external factors.
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  • Sep 11, 2020

    By Leeiucen
    Wonderful communication tool!!!!... PLEASE fix notifications. My notifications are turned on in my phone settings and Class Dojo app. I only get notifications if I am using the app. I've had Class Dojo for 4 years. PLEASE fix that. Thankyou.
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  • Overall okay Oct 27, 2018

    By Amanda Megan
    This is the second app of its kind I’ve had for school-related stuff. My kids had Seesaw in years prior at a former school, and I really enjoyed that I only saw info that pertained to my kids in particular, unless it was something the whole school needed to see in Seesaw. In dojo, I see everything from every teacher, it seems. I also wish I had the ability to unfollow some people, as in instagram, in order to not see some of the overzealous school personnel who share things that have nothing to do with my kids whatsoever. With 4 kids in 3 different schools, who each have their own list of extracurriculars, and my spouse and I having our own multiple responsibilities outside of home and work... The unnecessary info sharing is just tedious, which leads me to ignoring the app and therefore occasionally missing vital information, as it seems to be the elementary school’s primary form of communication.
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  • A little none user friendly Sep 19, 2020

    By Gamer2*
    Would give 5* but often run into frustrating problems. Example: while doing modules there comes time to do “Activities” which often do not work. Some videos will not load. All end module quizzes are the same for math English or any subject for module 1 will be the same, all modules 2 will be same and so on. The activity button pulls up the same page every time. And it’s not on the same topic as what the module is going over. So the confusion and inconsistency make it frustrating for the parent, while the child quickly loses interest while an adult tries to figure out what to do...... I have yet to complete a single Module on even a single subject without a 20min or more delay trying to figure out what can and can’t be done, or while videos try to load and fail. We have fast wifi and never have issues on anything such as streaming movies or games. But this app lags so bad it also gives my child time to lose focus. It’s a great concept and has a ways to go. Would be nice to actually be able to do activities or the record voice and send to teacher tools offered. Why have so much interactive attempts that can’t be completed. Hope to see major improvements coming and the stars will certainly go up. We get use out of bedtime stories and brushing teeth tools. Again it does have some good stuff for the entire fam, just takes some patience and understanding. A great lesson for life anyway I suppose...
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  • Sep 24, 2020

    By Krystal Keller
    Ive loved this app for some time, but over the last few days it hasnt been working. Keeps saying "oops! Something went wrong, try again" while trying to upload my daughters homework. Very frustrating! Uninstalled the app and re-installed it and now I cant even log in. Says to try again later. All homeowrk is done through Dojo so Im at a loss right now!
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  • Dojo points at home Feb 6, 2020

    By M.Fame13
    The ClassDojo app is fantastic for staying up to date on last minute changes, or events that are coming up. It makes it easy to contact your child’s teachers via text, as well as seeing how your child is doing behavioral wise and if they handed in their homework. The Dojo points given by your child’s teachers is a great way to express this. However, the reason I’m rating this app 3⭐️ is due to having to pay for the ability to give your child Dojo points at home for chores or listening etc. This is an education app. The ability to give Dojo points at home to your child should be accessible to all parents. Not everyone can afford the price you’re requesting for parents to pay. The price is a bit outrageous. In today’s society getting our child to attend school, especially our older children, is difficult already. Why not use the Dojo points at home system for pure encouragement so that your child can see their growth, in hopes they continue to go to school and stay out of trouble. If the Dojo points at home part of the app needs to have a price tag, it should be one that is based on society as a whole. Perhaps it should be based on the lower income families, seeing as they are the families that the charter schools are geared towards, in order for their children to have better education for a brighter future.
    more
  • Rooms for improvement to reach 5 stars! Feb 26, 2020

    By teri314
    I don't understand how this app gets 5 stars. I’ve been using iOS version since September 2019 my son goes to Kindergarten. However, at the student’s report page, teacher input comments but it shows “Talking after whole cl.....”. My first thought was users should be able to view the whole description but it’s somehow cut off on the screen. I tried to click on the description to see if it’ll expand the full content but it doesn’t. If this app is about how we understand our kids are doing in school from teacher comments, then showing the full point description should be a very feature which this app failed. Secondly, it’s a suggestion that right now I can only see the parents from my son’s classroom when they comment on teacher’s posts. I do hope the app will include a “parents connection” feature so when it’s needed, parents can message each other and get connected for social or emergency purpose.
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  • Love it / hate the paid version Sep 8, 2020

    By MamaHux3
    We love dojo and have been using it for the past 5 years! It gives us a piece of mind getting to see pictures of our kiddos and seeing their points through out the day. It’s also a fantastic tool for receiving important info and communication from the child’s teacher and the school as a whole. I also love using it for PTO to send reminders. The only thing I wish they wouldn’t have done is make it to where you have to pay to have a membership. If the kids want to change their monster avatar, some of the options are for membership, want to see more than one or two weeks of their points need a membership, want to do points at home, once again pay money for a membership. It wasn’t always like that and now that they are a big app that majority of schools use they have monetize it. Take the need for a membership out and I would give it 5 stars! (More than that if I could!)
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  • Needs proper update Feb 1, 2018

    By notyaverage
    There have been 5 updates since I reported the loss of getting notifications on my iPhone 8 plus. I was told to reinstall the app despite this issue being recognized as a bug that needs fixing. It still has not been fixed and these vague release notes leave a lot to be desired. As for the app use, it's a mom's nightmare if you have special needs children. If you can not ask your child what happened at school this app will leave you even more baffled. Teachers are allowed to leave unexplained negative feedback. Yes it is teacher responsibility to use it fairly but I feel this app and it's setup makes poor communicating teachers even lazier. I am expected to write *them* notes that they do NOT respond to when they mark points off, cause simply telling me makes too much sense 🙄 So how about this- stop letting teachers just lazily leave negative feedback WITHOUT notes. It should REQUIRE a note. If my child isn't doing anything worth writing about it shouldnt warrant losing points either. Messages should have a priority setting because I am starting to think my child's teachers can't read the way they dodge messages. It's ridiculous and there should be more accountability built-in to it's use cause students are not the only bullies at school. Now we just have a bunch of lazy teachers content with bare minimum forms of communication. This app could require more of teachers, otherwise it's worsening communication and behavior problems.
    more
  • Mixed review Nov 8, 2018

    By GunMik
    I’ve used this app for 3 years now. As a parents I see a lot of room for improvement. 1. I am not notified via text and no way I have found to be notified- I am very busy and I don’t enjoy needing to go to yet 1 more app to look at my kids progress or homework etc. adds more work for me and not worth it. 2. It’s very elementary. As my son moved to upper elementary - they still use it but now there’s no progress on him- they find it’s too beneath the grade level which I agree on. 3. I like the anonymity other apps gives me and still allows me to communicate w other parents - like to remind them it’s the teacher bday etc. this app offer nothing like that. 4. I have to have the app! I have plenty of storage space now but some parents don’t! And I hear complaints often that they don’t have room for yet another app- other programs allows communication via text and no need for the app! They send sms! My kids are 3rd and 4th grade. This apps has potential to grow w the students yet it has not!! Please consider adding features for age progression. And I’m trying the at home feature- would have been great when my kids were younger but at their ages the monsters and points don’t mean near as much as the cool Games they could be playing. Over all- the younger the kid the better and only communication with teachers and no way to make a play date w a classmate even between students! Please consider adding features !
    more
  • Sep 13, 2020

    By John Saunders
    Not bad but full version way too expensive, this is a great idea idea and I love engaging with the school and kids through it but the premium content is wat too expensive. At the same cost as Disney plus I just don't see what you are providing for that price. It also excludes families who are not as well off and unable to pay 5.99 a month. From one developer to another drop your price by at least half onboard more customers have a happier client base who will spread the word. Dont be greedy
    more
  • Sep 14, 2020

    By Alessandra Jacobs
    I used this 2 years ago and it was great, but now for some reason I can't see or accept any invite messages. I get the email link for an invite, but when I click on it only the dojo page pops up. No accept invite button is there on the website or app. I even made a new account and it still doesn't work.
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  • Sep 22, 2020

    By Becks Lee
    Can't upload more than one photo to a journal which is useless at the moment when homework all needs to be added to send to teachers. Android instructions aren't right for the latest version of the app in terms of adding journals which gave parents a huge headache at the start of term and requirement to toggle is frustrating when dealing with kids who are younger. Wouldnt pay for the upgraded version- far too expensive.
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  • Sep 26, 2020

    By Richard Bradley
    There is no search feature. This one thing makes it useless. Imaging you're getting 30+ messages a week, and you need to find the zoom meeting link that the art teacher sent out a week ( or was it two weeks) ago. Your only option is to scroll backwards through each tedious message until you, by chance, find the information you are looking for. As a communication product it is way less practical and useable then email, IM, Facebook, or just about anything else really.
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  • Sep 12, 2020

    By Dawn Cundy
    Downloaded app as the web view on phone is difficult to navigate but I can't log into the app. I click on the 'I'm a parent' part of app to get started and then 'already have an account' and it won't let me put my email or password in. It is like it doesn't register thay it's a box for typing. If I click 'forgot password', same happens there when it asks for my email. It's really frustrating as the school rely heavily on this app and I just can't do what I need to do.
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  • Sep 16, 2020

    By Caila Koring
    I used the app to communicate with parents during our closure in the spring. Part of that was posting videos, often of book readings for the kids. Now, I am unable to post any videos. They automatically fail to upload and no amount of retrying, restarting, or clearing the cache fixes the issue. As I see this as a vital function of the app, I cannot recommend it till the problem is resolved.
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  • Sep 25, 2020

    By Jarrad Murray
    Terrible, students don't write their answers into a text box but create an image to type into. Text goes off screen, cant be sized or positioned so it doesn't sit over the text on the screen. The area for the questions isn't big enough so run the risk of only seeing half the question. If you can fix the text issues this app will improve considerably.
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  • Sep 11, 2020

    By LIfe with The Whites
    Not working. Everytime I try to add the teachers code, it says oops something went wrong, try again. I sent her a request twice, that she approved and still nothing. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the app and its still not working. This is the main way she communicates with parents. It just sticks that I'm not able to use the app anymore. I've even tried to create a new account. Still doesn't work.
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