According to an article released on PR Newswire, Class Dojo has been a named one of the finalists for Fast Company’s 2016 Inovation in Design Awards. The annual award is given to the best an most innovative designs that solve problems in business. All of the finalists are spotlighted on Fast Company’s website and in the Oct edition of their print magazine.

This year, the panel of judges had a particularly difficult time narrowing down the number of entries. They recieved a record number of submissions, 1,700 from 41 differnt countries. Just to be named a finalist is a huge honor for Class Dojo, which has been a leader in creating solutions for classrooms and teachers since the company was first founded in 2011, as a classroom solution app.

Class Dojo received the recognition for Class Story and School Story. This part of the app is a simple and easy way for schools and classrooms to comunicate with parents by providing a private stream of moments in the classroom through photos and videos. School and class story is just one of the many ways that Class Dojo makes it easier for teachers, students and parents to stay connected in this busy, modern world. School and Class Story is easy to use, and does not require the parent to have access to a smart phone as it can be accessed on any laptop, desktop or mobile devices.

Class Dojo was founded in 2011 as a tech start up by two young entrepreneurs, Sam Choudry and Liam Don who set out to change the way teachers, students, and parents communcated. They talked to teachers as the developed the app in an effort to help provide solutions to the problems that teachers encountered the most. Since the app was first lanunched by the San Fransico based company, it has been downloaded and used by millions of parents, teachers, and students around the globe.

Class Dojo has recieved numerous awards since it was first created, and even went on to raise an impressive $21 million dollars in funding it it’s quest to make the dreaded teacher-parent meetings obsolete. The app has been praised by it’s adoptees for it’s ability to make communication much easier and create a positive culture within classrooms and schools. Parents feel much more connected to their children and their teachers than they did before the app, and adoptes of the app believe that it has fostered a sense of community.