common core

4 Problems That Keep Math Teachers (and Administrators) Up at Night

Last week, DreamBox vice president of learning Tim Hudson presented a live webcast entitled, “Empowering Teacher Agency: How Data-Driven PD Models are Improving K-5 Math Achievement.” In the 60-minute session, Tim addressed the impetus that’s driving new innovations in professional

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$2.6 Billion is Spent Annually on Professional Development


For all the time, money, and resources invested in professional development (PD), only 29 percent of educators say they actually get what they need to support student achievement. According to a report from Learning Forward, in addition to the $2.6

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November 24, 2014 9:18 pm - By in Uncategorized

Math instruction is personalized in a digital environment at Washington district

DreamBox Learning helps to meet the potential of blended learning at Federal Way Public Schools For the 21,000 students of Federal Way Public Schools near Seattle, the goal of the district’s administrators is to involve as much interactive technology in

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August 28, 2014 11:38 pm - By in Uncategorized

Supporting Blended Learning, Personalized Learning and the Common Core

The Christina School District in Delaware, comprised of both urban and suburban schools with a diverse group of learners, is the largest district in the state of Delaware. With a recent Race to the Top award, the district became interested in how technology could be used to improve their math instruction. Read the case study to learn how DreamBox Learning Math helped to significantly increase test scores in just one year—increasing the math proficiency of third to fifth grade students by as much as 43 percent in just eight months.

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June 5, 2014 4:58 am - By in

Best Practices for Evaluating Digital Curricula

Blended learning is improving the teaching and learning experience, and are driving more student centered learning. But you need to ensure that your digital curricular resources support your goals. In this white paper, you’ll learn how the evaluation and selection of high-quality digital curricula can answer many challenges.

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May 15, 2014 11:00 am - By in

EdWeek Webinar: Practical Instructional Transitions for Elementary Math in the Common-Core Era

As teachers and instructional leaders in 44 states and the District of Columbia immerse themselves in the Common Core State Standards in math, they continue to hunt for effective resources and instructional techniques. In this webinar, math instructional expert Zachary

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May 10, 2014 9:40 am - By in Common Core State Standards

Practice Items for the Common Core State Standards

The next generation the Common Core State Standards assessments from PARCC and Smarter Balanced have nearly finished with their field testing. No results have been released yet, but very few – stories of crashes and bandwidth problems have been reported

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May 9, 2014 4:15 pm - By in Uncategorized

Meeting Common Core with Ed-Tech

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