Deep comprehension of mathematical ideas

DreamBox Learning students actively engage in learning with interactive manipulatives that connect students to math learning in ways that paper and pencil never could. DreamBox students explore, reason, make connections and develop critical thinking and problem solving strategies.

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The ideas of adaptive learning and comprehensive differentiation are based in research and complement the latest strategies that we’re adopting in our district, like manipulatives and blended learning. DreamBox Learning Math is adapting all the time, so it complements our teachers’ methods

—Terri Blackwell, Principal of School Programs, Halton District School Board

Continuous formative assessment

DreamBox continuously analyzes and understands student thinking during the learning process – learning what strategies students are using, where their learning gaps are, and where they are ready for increases challenges. Using this information, DreamBox adapts in the moment of learning to personalize the path, pace and scaffolding for each individual student.

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Adapts to the individual learner

The right next lesson at the right time deeply personalizes learning. Driven by continuous formative assessment, DreamBox analyzes over 48,000 data points per student for an online math experience that’s always “just right.”

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Develops skills and closes gaps fast

Ensure concepts are understood before moving on to new lessons. DreamBox provides continuous support of conceptual understanding, fluency, reasoning, and problem-solving skills, plus 24/7 access to keep students building achievement.

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Aligns to Provincial standards

DreamBox increases learning outcomes that comply with Western and Northern Canadian Protocol (WNCP) and the Ontario Curriculum in a way that students love, by connecting them with math in ways that pencil and paper still can’t.

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Empower with actionable data

Our unique adaptive learning platform surfaces the insights needed to help teachers more effectively target instruction and to support administrators in ensuring strong implementations

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Build teacher capacity with Professional Learning

Our expert Professional Development Team can help you navigate new, more rigorous standards, refine best practices in pedagogy, and build capacity in schools and in districts.

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Hear From Our Partners

Winnipeg School Division (WSD) students are making gains in mathematics thanks in part to an interactive technology tool that adjusts to each student’s learning.

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DreamBox Learning Math has been evaluated and approved by ERAC, a cooperative member-based organization that works in partnership with British Columbia and the Yukon public school districts, as well as independent schools.

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During the first year using DreamBox Learning® Math grade 4 students experienced nearly a year and a half of growth within the curriculum—followed by two years of growth during the second year.

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Recommended Resources

Hear from Cathy Fosnot why formative assessment is necessary for student learning. By tracking, analyzing, and responding every time a student takes an action, DreamBox is working at the point of instruction.

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This white paper discusses the six competencies of Deeper Learning and shares strategies for using these competencies to make learning algebra more empowering, effective, and meaningful.

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We are honored to serve over 2 million K-8 students and over 75 thousand teachers throughout Canada and the US. Read about the success these educators are having in increasing student achievement.

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Try DreamBox Learning Lessons

With a mathrack virtual manipulative, students learn that you can build the same number in several different ways, e.g. 10+3 = 7+6. Students can use a variety of strategies to solve these problems, including the commutative property (10+4 = 4+10), doubles or near doubles (10+4 = 7+7), and more.

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The open number line is a powerful tool that helps students visualize making jumps forward and backward on a number line and use a variety of strategies for both addition and subtraction.

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DreamBox uses area models to help develop multiplicative thinking. In a series of activities, a given rectangle is covered using smaller rectangles. As grid lines are removed, students work with open arrays. As rectangles are moved, students are exploring the big ideas in multiplication: distributive, associative, and commutative properties.

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