Vito Pilieci reports:
Experts are expressing concern over a new computer application that collects and stores information about the in-class behaviour of students, some as young as six years old, as the app rolls out in schools around the world, including here in Ottawa.
Called ClassDojo, the application allows teachers to assign points to students for positive behaviour, and to deduct points for negative behaviour, effectively creating a competition in class over who behaves. ClassDojo lets parents monitor how their kids are doing in real time, by using a smartphone app.
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