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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 9.7 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Hero, by Schoolmint is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

ClassDojo

90%
1 Rating
9.7

Hero, by Schoolmint

97%
28 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

ClassDojo

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Hero, by Schoolmint

91%
1 Rating

Usability

ClassDojo

N/A
0 Ratings
7.3

Hero, by Schoolmint

73%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

ClassDojo

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7

Hero, by Schoolmint

87%
10 Ratings

Implementation Rating

ClassDojo

N/A
0 Ratings
9.1

Hero, by Schoolmint

91%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ClassDojo

It works really well sending messages to parents. Parents are more likely to respond using class Dojo than standard email or a phone call. It's sometimes difficult for parents to receive and download attachments. I think it needs to have an engagement piece to track how often parents are interacting through Dojo.
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Schoolmint (Hero K12)

Hero is a great time saver for any busy school administrator. Students are able to use technology to earn positive points and also track and manage their own discipline. It is user-friendly and adaptable to the specific needs of the school. I love writing my own tracking codes and setting the action thresholds.
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Pros

ClassDojo

  • Communicate with Parents
  • Track behaviors
  • Reward for positive behaviors
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Schoolmint (Hero K12)

  • Allows ALL students to earn points at the push of a button.
  • Connects with infinite Campus so student schedules and info are always accurate on the Hero site.
  • Allows teachers to create their own groups for after school programs or even small groups in their classrooms.
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Cons

ClassDojo

  • Date and time stamp when parents view a message
  • Multiple teachers for classes
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Schoolmint (Hero K12)

  • Hero had the Hero Homeroom where teachers could collaborate and receive rewards but that was discontinued. I think that a similar reward system for those who are supposed to be inputting information would be helpful, where consistency for the required input is rewarded. For example: teachers were to be recording points for all their students every period every day - if they received points for completing their input & could then choose to spend those points on rewards that would help encourage participation to make it more successful overall.
  • Too hands-off in making sure that implementation is as successful as possible.
  • Too techie for non-tech savvy people.
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Pricing Details

ClassDojo

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

ClassDojo editions and modules pricing
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    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Hero, by Schoolmint

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Hero, by Schoolmint editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      ClassDojo

      No answers on this topic

      Schoolmint (Hero K12)

      It is a great product
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      Usability

      ClassDojo

      No answers on this topic

      Schoolmint (Hero K12)

      again. for the day to day usage, adding points is a bit of a chore but I keep doing it because the students respond
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      Support Rating

      ClassDojo

      No answers on this topic

      Schoolmint (Hero K12)

      Someone is always available. I like being able to call, chat, or email as needed. There are also a lot of tutorials and webinars provided. Hero does a good job of providing tools for onboarding new users and customers as well. It is easy to find whatever information you are looking for.
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      Alternatives Considered

      ClassDojo

      Classtag allows teachers to earn points for interacting on their platform. Teachers use points to purchase things in their store. Although this is a nice feature on that platform, you also have a lot of ads that pop up. I like classdojo because your not overwhelmed by ads, its user friendly and most actions can be completed through a few clicks.
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      Schoolmint (Hero K12)

      We used a tardy tracking system a couple years ago but it wasn't as efficient as Hero. It did not keep track of any positive behaviors. I don't remember the name of the system but I know it only focused on the negative behaviors and giving out consequences for those negative behaviors.
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      Return on Investment

      ClassDojo

      • Behavior has improved when you reward students.
      • You can identify triggers for behaviors by seeing patterns in their behavior.
      • Parents interact more
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      Schoolmint (Hero K12)

      • Definitely worth the money. The kids are happy, they're using the program as often as they can, and they appreciate the opportunity to be rewarded for their good behavior.
      • We've been able to sustain a store, and that's super awesome. I know we wouldn't be able to without the help of Hero and the ways in which we keep the hype.
      • I think I need more help with teacher adoption. We have a lot of initiatives at our school, so we're trying to take on a little more than we can chew at this point. We're getting there though!
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