Online Video Contest by DreamBox Learning to Make Families and Schools Big Winners

$1,000 Top Prize. Winner Announced on December 15, 2009

BELLEVUE, WA, October 19, 2009

DreamBox Learning, an award-winning, educational software company today announced the

kick-off of its

“Dream Big” video contest for families and classrooms.

Contestants are eligible to win a grand prize of $1,000 in cash or multi-month individual

and classroom subscriptions to DreamBox Learning K-2 Math. is accepting

online video submissions now through November 30, 2009 with all entrants receiving a free,

one-month trial of their online math adventure program.

The “Dream Big” contest calls on kids to imagine their career dreams and submit

a video on what they want to be when they grow up. The videos will be posted on as well as YouTube, with public voting on the best submissions. In addition

to public opinion, DreamBox Learning has appointed a panel of judges to review the most

popular submissions and determine prize winners, to be announced on December 15, 2009.

Family and classroom contestants are strongly encouraged to have fun and focus on the

contest theme rather than video production quality as winners will be judged on content

and creativity. Full “Dream Big” contest instructions and rules can be found at

“I invite every child to share with us what they want to be when they grow up. The

’Dream Big’ contest is part of our commitment to help children succeed and grow

for a lifetime.” said Lou Gray, CEO of DreamBox Learning. “As part of the

campaign, we are communicating how math skills play a critical role in virtually every

profession. Like our DreamBox Learning K-2 Math product, this contest is all about having

fun with a purpose.”

While everyone who enters will be rewarded with a free one-month trial of DreamBox Learning

K-2 Math, one entry will be chosen to win a grand prize of $1,000. Additionally, five

individual entries will be awarded six-month subscriptions to DreamBox Learning K-2 Math

valued at $59.99; and three classrooms will win a DreamBox Math Classroom license for the

2009/10 school year, good for up to 24 students, and valued at $1,300.00.

To view and vote for video entries, and read submission guidelines, rules and additional

information about the “Dream Big” contest, visit

Teachers who want ideas on how to create a classroom video can learn more at

About DreamBox Learning (

DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington by world-class technologists,

educators, interactive entertainment experts, and entrepreneurs who share a collective

vision that every student should have access to an individually tailored, learning

experience that is engaging, motivating, and effective. Backed by $7.1 million in angel

funding, the company developed a web-based platform for creating effective and

individualized online learning products and launched its first adventure-themed product

for the home market called DreamBox Learning K-2 Math in early 2009. Both the home-based

product and the school-based version, DreamBox Math Classroom, target young students in

kindergarten through second grade and are designed to reinforce and teach real math through

effective, individualized instruction in an engaging and fun manner. DreamBox Learning K-2

Math is based on NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) recommended math

curriculum. More information can be found at

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Media Contacts

For more information or to request a DreamBox Learning K-2 Math media review account, contact:

Please contact: Foghorn PR


Shelly Eckenroth: 717-852-7060 or


Mary Leddy: 508-872-3369 or