Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) June 7, 2010
DreamBox Learning today announced a summer school math promotion that will allow teachers free access to the DreamBox Learning K-3 Math online math program as part of their kindergarten through third grade summer school mathematics curriculum. Teachers at any accredited school in the United States and Canada are eligible to use the program anytime throughout the summer school session at no cost by simply going to http://www.dreambox.com/summerschool to sign up for a classroom account.
“DreamBox Learning K-3 Math is an ideal supplemental tool for summer school classroom instruction and can yield significant results in a short period of time,” said Sarah Daniels, Vice President of Marketing for DreamBox Learning. “The online learning experience is tailored to each student’s needs and really helps teachers with large classes or students at varied levels provide great differentiated instruction. We are pleased to partner with teachers this summer to provide an effective and engaging math education for students.”
DreamBox Learning K-3 Math offers more than 500 differentiated lessons covering the key Focal Points recommended by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Teachers will also get detailed assessment and progress reports for each student via the Teacher Dashboard. Those same reports will be available in the fall, when students and teachers are back in the classroom.
About DreamBox Learning K-3 Math
DreamBox Learning K-3 Math is an award-winning math program that is used by thousands of students in schools across the United States and Canada. Key features include:
- Web-based differentiated instruction and assessment
- Rigorous academic content based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Focal Points
- Lessons that develop conceptual understanding, computational fluency, and problem-solving ability
- A Teacher Dashboard allowing teachers to track detailed student progress
- An immersive game experience as the program is wrapped in a fun, adventure game designed to keep kids engaged and excited about learning math
How schools use DreamBox Learning K-3 Math
- Sign up online - no software to download
- Provide access in the classroom or computer lab
- Engage students with the program for 30 – 60 minutes / 2 – 5 times a week (average)
- Use DreamBox with intervention students, regular classrooms, and for enrichment activities
Since the release of its first online math product in January 2009, teachers, education and technology industry experts and parents have heralded DreamBox Learning for the creation of a highly effective, innovative, and engaging e-Learning tool that helps young students understand and excel in mathematics. The company has earned 19 awards to date, most recently the 2010 BESSIE Award for Early Elementary Math Website and the 2010 Dr. Toy Best Vacation Program. Other industry accolades include: the Golden Lamp Award for Technology Innovation and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers, the EDDIE Award for Early Elementary Math Website, a Parents’ Choice Gold Award, an Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review, and the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval.
About DreamBox Learning (http://www.dreambox.com)
DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington and acquired in April 2010 by the Charter Fund in partnership with Reed Hastings, a widely recognized educational philanthropist and CEO of Netflix, Inc. The company launched a Web-based platform and its first adventure-themed online learning product called DreamBox Learning K-2 Math in January 2009, followed by the DreamBox Math Classroom in April 2009 and DreamBox Learning K-3 Math in April 2010. The products target young students in kindergarten through third grade and are designed to teach and reinforce real math through effective, individualized instruction in an engaging and fun manner. DreamBox Learning K-3 Math is based on NCTM Focal Points, reflecting lessons taught in the classroom. More information can be found at http://www.dreambox.com.
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