DreamBox Learning® Honored for Education Innovation with Tech Impact Award from Seattle Business magazine
Digital K-8 math program recognized for proven approach to impacting student math achievement
BELLEVUE, Wash. – September 27, 2019 – DreamBox Learning®, the company that pioneered Intelligent Adaptive Learning™ technology used in schools and districts across the U.S., Mexico, and Canada,today announced that Seattle Business magazine, a Seattle-area publication that provides insight into the key people enterprises and trends that drive business in the Pacific Northwest, has selected DreamBox Learning as the 2019 Tech Impact Awards “Gold” winner in the “Education” category.
The Tech Impact Awards recognize companies in Washington state that are using technology to have a significant impact on business, industry or society. DreamBox was selected for driving innovation in education through its exceptional leadership and proven impact on improving math proficiency and the learning experience for all students.
“I’m honored to be a part of this mighty company and its bold vision to unlock the learning potential of every child regardless of who they are or where they live. We believe that talent exists everywhere – but opportunity does not. That’s why we work hard to ensure that race, gender and zip code don’t limit a student’s ability to experience the best personalized, engaging and effective learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom,” said Jessie Woolley-Wilson, president and CEO of DreamBox Learning. “We are driven by a belief that a high-quality math education is key to solving some of the greatest challenges our world is facing. At DreamBox, we’re fortunate to bring together the region’s best technologists, teachers and innovators to partner with school and district leaders to deliver great outcomes for learners and their learning guardians.”
Through the company’s Intelligent Adaptive Learning technology, DreamBox dynamically adapts to learners both within and between math lessons, adjusting to each student’s unique learning needs and automatically offering kids the right lesson at the right time in both English and Spanish. In addition to supporting students, the DreamBox program is designed to support educators in both their instruction and professional development.
Independent research shows that students who use DreamBox for just one hour a week improve their math scores nearly 60 percent more than expected growth norms on benchmark and state tests. DreamBox is also the only elementary online math program with the highest rating of “Strong” from Johns Hopkins’ EvidenceforESSA.org.
“DreamBox is proud to be a member of Seattle’s thriving innovation economy, where people bring both a passion for technology and service,” Woolley-Wilson said. “We’re excited to continue supporting the region and we’re honored to be recognized for our work to create lasting change in education.”
In the past year, DreamBox has grown to provide high-quality math instruction to over 3 million students and 130,000 educators in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico. Last fall, DreamBox also secured $130 million investment from The Rise Fund, the world’s largest social impact investment fund.
To learn more about how DreamBox is improving learning outcomes by empowering students and learning guardians with technology and real time data, check out this recent webinar, “Leadership Panel: The Challenges and Rewards of Technology and Blended Learning in Our Schools.“
DreamBox Learning, founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington, is the only K-8 digital math program powered by students, built by and for educators, and independently proven to positively impact student achievement. DreamBox dynamically adapts and differentiates in real time based not only on students’ answers, but also on how they solve problems. Along with actionable reporting and tools that empower differentiation for all learners, DreamBox gives teachers content-specific professional development and provides administrators with insights about how all students are progressing. The company’s pioneering platform has won more than 40 top education and technology industry awards and is used by 130,000 teachers and more than three million students in all 50 states and throughout Canada and Mexico. For more information, visit http://www.dreambox.com/.
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