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How do I use Student Story as a Teacher?

Web, iOS, Android

From the Web

Teachers can view and approve Student Story posts on their ClassDojo teacher account on the Web.

  1. When you have a Student Story post awaiting your approval, you'll see a notification on your class tile:
     
  2. Click into your class and click on the "Class Story" tab at the top of the screen: 
  3. On the left-hand side of the screen, select your "Pending posts": 
  4. Select the check mark to approve a post, or the "x" to reject a post.  If you have multiple posts to approve, you can also select "Approve all."  
  5. Once you've approved the post, you can see the approved post in the student's Story: 
  6. You can also "like" the post, leave a "comment," and edit or delete it by selecting the 3-dot menu.  

Teachers can also create a post to add to a student's Story! 

  • Select the "Stories" tab at the top of the class page
  • On the lefthand side of the screen, you should see the Student Stories for all of the students in your class:
 
  • Click on a student's name to display their Student Story
  • Add a photo or enter text into the text box, and create a post to be added to the student's Story! 
 

iOS

Teachers can view and approve Student Story posts on their ClassDojo teacher account on the ClassDojo iOS app! 

  • When you have pending posts, you should see a notification on the "Class Story" tab of your app
  • Click into "Class Story" and you'll see all of your students' pending Student Story posts: 
  • You can either click the check mark or swipe right to approve a post:
  • To reject a post, click the "x" or swipe left.
  • Click "Approve all" to approve all of your pending posts!
  • To view your kids' Student Stories, go into the "Classroom" tab of your app, select a student, and click "X's Story" at the bottom of the pop-up screen.

Teachers can also create a post to add to a student's Story!

  • There are a couple of ways to create a post for a Student's Story! 

Create a post from the middle camera button on the bottom toolbar:

  1. Select a class from your ClassDojo homescreen
  2. Tap the camera button in the middle of the bottom toolbar
  3. Take a photo
  4. Preview the photo and then click the blue check box to proceed
  5. Enter a caption for your video and press "Next"
  6. Select where to post to! Options include Class Story & Student Stories — Please note: if you choose to share a Student Story with multiple students, all of those students' parents will be able to see the video & their names will be displayed under "Views"

 

     7. Then tap "Post" in the top right corner

 

Create a post from the award points screen:

1. Tap the student you wish to create a new Student Story post for

2. Tap "Add photo" if you would like to add a photo or record a video. Tap "Add post" if you want to post a note to the Student's Story without a photo.  If you are adding a photo, take the photo or video then tap the blue check mark to proceed. 

3. Next you will have the option to leave a note or caption for the photo. 

4. Tap "Post" in the top right corner to post to the Student's Story!

 

From the Student's Student Story page on the app:

  • From your classroom page, select a student and select the "X's Story" link below the student's name
  • Select the camera icon to take a photo of a student's work or to create a text post
  • Select "Post" in the upper, righthand corner of the screen and the post should then be displayed in the student's Story!
 
 
 
 

 

Android

Teachers can view and approve Student Story posts on their ClassDojo teacher account on the ClassDojo Android app! 

  • When you have pending posts, you should see a notification in the "Notifications" tab of your app (bell on the bottom right)
  • You can either approve all pending posts from your Notifications screen, or you can click into the notification to see and approve the posts individually:
  • Tap on the post to bring it up and swipe right or tap the check mark to approve.
 
  • To reject a post, click the "x" or swipe left.
  • Click "Approve all" to approve all of your pending posts!
  • To view your kids' Student Stories, go into the "Classroom" tab of your app, select a student, and click "X's Story" at the bottom of the pop-up screen:
 

Teachers can also create a post to add to a student's Story!

  • From your classroom page, select a student and select the "View X's Story" link below the student's name
  • Select the "Share Something About ..." box, or click on the camera icon to take a photo of a student's work or to create a text post
  • Tap the Camera/Camcorder icon to post a video or photo.  
For a photo, select "Camera" to take a picture.  Select "Gallery" to import a photo saved to your device.
For a video, select "Camcorder" 
*Please note you can only take live video, you cannot upload a pre-recorded video.
 
  • Enter text in the "Add a Caption" text box, then tap on "Post" in the upper, righthand corner of the screen  to publish your post.
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