With the significant change and advancements made in technology, has been revered for finding creative ways of making the classroom a fun and interactive place. The impressive and thrilling concept of using the growth mindset to get students to embrace learning in an approachable way has been on topic for a while now. Recently ClassDojo teamed up with the Project for Education Research That Scales Centre (PERTS) from Stanford, to produce educative videos on growth mindset. The five videos, which are animated, incorporate ClassDojo’s characters that many students are familiar with.
ClassDojo is a communication platform that brings together communities of teachers, students and parents to achieve change in the educational system from the ground up. All parties can interact through this platform through videos, photos, and messages on what is going on in the classroom. Apart from keeping parents in the loop about the children, the program also allows teachers to introduce and implement new progressive ideas in a way the students will embrace them.
In the beginning, ClassDojo started out as behavior management tool ten went on to become one of the leading communication platforms where teachers, students, and parents can interact with what is going on in the classroom. Apart from the elaboration of growth mindset, ClassDojo and PERTS plan to conduct a study and find out how teachers are implementing the concept of growth mindset through their teaching practices. Through this research, they can find out what works and what doesn’t so as to use this information for prospects. In the videos, they also elaborate on how to initiate classroom discussions.
Most communities of teachers, students and parents have completely embraced the concept, and they report only positive results displayed by the students. ClassDojo has proved to be an impressive tool for learning institutions, being used by over fifteen million students and is in at least two in every three schools in the whole of the United States.
Chief Product Officer and co-founder of ClassDojo mentioned that invention of their remarkable tools came from the feedback solicited from teachers, including behavior management. The use of growth mindset tries to capture the malleability of the minds of students, and how they can be shaped to conceive different skills and lessons that are taught in the class. The use of this program proves that there are no weak students just that they need to implement different strategies to learn.
The use of growth mindset in the classroom has shown it to be quite an innovative tool that seeks to change the typical learning sessions. Teachers can deliver on their part while students embrace learning in a unique and fascinating way.
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