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Teacher: Joe McCarthy who teaches at Meadowview Elementary School in Farmington, MN. Joe McCarthy can be contacted at jmccarthy@farmington.k12.mn.us.

Name of Best Practice: Class Dojo intregration

Rationale/Purpose of Event: To enhance and reward positive behavior in Physical Education class. A secondary goal is to communicate with their parents how well their child is doing in class.

Suggested Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Materials Needed: Class Dojo app (takes you to the description of the app on PE Central)

Class Dojo intregration

Class Dojo is a behavior tracking and reporting tool that can be used in any class at any grade level. Through the app on my iphone/ipad, I reward students with a positive point that aligns with our school goals.

ClassDojo is the easiest way for teachers to encourage students, and share their best moments with parents.

Teachers use ClassDojo as a communication platform to encourage students, and get parents engaged too.

Class Dojo Power Point (PDF)

Class Dojo Video Tutorial

Variations:

The teacher can verbally give the students a point or project them on a screen.

Teaching Suggestions/Tips:

Simple class login: No student account / password hassle!

Sign up at ClassDojo.com and enter class rosters.

I copied and pasted the excel spreadsheets from my school secretary.

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Posted on PEC: 2/17/2017 and has received 0 votes.

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