*(This post is NOT sponsored by the makers of these apps. I discovered and implemented these apps by my own free will. The opinions stated are mine and mine alone.)*
user friendly: 4.5 stars reliability: 4 stars classroom uses: 5 stars price: FREE
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS APP! Class Dojo literally turned all my classes around! Class Dojo is a behavior management tool for teachers but it is so much more than that! I can be accessed from a device or computer.
You can take attendance, start a timer, and print create reports so you students and parents can see how their doing!
How I Use it:
My students might not like it all the time, but it works really well. Since I have high schoolers, I use it to take attendance and for participation grades. every 2 weeks I reset the points. The percentage given on the reports is their participation grade percentage.
My students might not like it all the time, but it works really well. I tend to show their points on the board and turn the volume up on my computer. It plays a certain sound for losing points. When they hear that, they all tend to pipe up and quit whatever their doing wrong. They don't want that to happen to them.
Are you interested in using class dojo? do you use it already? How?
I'd love to answer any questions you have or any concerns. While it may not be for everyone, I think its definitely worth a try!