The Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University has just completed a study of nearly 3,000 math students using DreamBox in Grades 3-5 in two districts. The study found that using DreamBox Learning® Math for just 14 hours increases student achievement by nearly 4 percentile points as measured using NWEA MAP assessments. The data also suggest that students using DreamBox for one hour per week over the course of a school year could see over 10 percentile point gains in math achievement. These findings are similar to the 2010 SRI study of DreamBox in grades K-1, which found that students improved 5.5 percentile points after 21 hours of DreamBox usage.
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DreamBox Learning Brings Double-Digit Gains
Louisville, KentuckyBetween 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years, the fourth-grade cohort experienced a 24.2 percentage point learning gain, and the fifth-grade cohort experienced a 26.1 percentage point learning gain. These learning gains outpaced the statewide gains of 3.1 percentage points and 6.5 percentage points respectively.
From intervention to universal growth
Waterloo, IndianaAfter using DreamBox Learning Math in their math intervention programs for one year, NWEA MAP® scores across the board have improved in DeKalb Central School District. Additionally, district interventionists report that growth is occurring for all of their students.
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DreamBox helps students in Abner Creek Academy close math achievement gaps and improve MAP® assessment scores.
Duncan, SCIn March 2016, Abner Creek Academy third grade teacher Ann Salway’s students completed about 9,000 lessons during the weeks leading up to MAP assessment. Completing that many lessons before state and district testing had a huge impact on their performance, allowing them to excel on the MAP test as well as the Carolina State Assessment, the SC Ready state test: 90 percent scored in the highest band; the other 10 percent scored met.
DreamBox Supports ELL Students with an Interactive Approach to Learning
Newark, DelawareStudents in Herrero’s ELL class love using DreamBox so much that they choose to go on it when they finish their work and tasks early, or during indoor recess. His class has collectively completed 7,573 DreamBox lessons to date, and exhibited an 95 percent growth in DreamBox for the 2015-2016 school year.