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DreamBox Learning Receives Parents’ Choice Gold Award

Online Math Adventure Product Honored in Small Screen & Website Category; DreamBox Learning K-2 Math Tallies 11 Awards in its First Year

BELLEVUE, WA, Sept 11, 2009 — DreamBox Learning today announced that it has won the prestigious Parents’ Choice® Gold Award for its DreamBox Learning K-2 Math online learning program. The top Parents’ Choice award is given to products that are judged as the highest quality, most appealing in their genre, pushing the product a notch above others. The high honor adds to ten other awards of excellence the company has won since launching DreamBox Learning K-2 Math in January 2009.

“We are thrilled that the Parents’ Choice Foundation has recognized our hard work and dedication to improving student education,” said Lou Gray, Co-Founder and CEO of DreamBox Learning. “The influential Parents’ Choice Award is a strong seal of approval and speaks volumes to parents with regard to the quality and value of our product. All of this is instrumental in DreamBox Learning’s ongoing efforts to present kids with the opportunity to learn in a fun, creative and individually customized manner, both in the classroom and at home.”

DreamBox Learning K-2 Math is an online math program providing individualized instruction for kids in kindergarten through second grade and is used both in schools and at home. The program’s lesson content is based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) recommended math curriculum, and is presented through fun, adventure-based stories designed to keep kids engaged and excited about learning math. Just like a good teacher, DreamBox Learning’s GuideRight™ technology tracks how the child is progressing and dynamically adjusts the lessons accordingly. DreamBox Learning K-2 Math also has a detailed online dashboard to provide both teachers and parents with student progress reports, and sends parents helpful tips for further reinforcing their child’s learning.

The math program was built on the DreamBox Learning platform, designed by world-class software engineers to be a scalable and efficient way to create effective and individualized web-based instruction.

In addition to the Parents’ Choice Small Screen & Website Award, DreamBox Learning K-2 Math has won several other accolades including the esteemed Golden Lamp Award for Technology Innovation and the Distinguished Achievement Award for Educational Toys and Games from the Association of Educational Publishers. In addition, DreamBox Learning has also received the Editor’s Choice Award from Children’s Technology Review™; the Life Buzz Award™, which recognizes companies that develop excellent family products; the Tillywig Brain Child Award; the Dr. Toy Award for Best Vacation Program, and the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. Lastly, The Toy Man Awards® bestowed upon DreamBox three honors including the Seal of Approval, the eChoice Award, and the Award of Excellence, which is only given to products that received an overall category rating of five, the highest rating possible.


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 child should have access to an individually tailored, Web-based learning experience that is

engaging, motivating, and effective. Backed by $7.1 million in angel funding, the company launched

a Web-based platform and its first adventure-themed online learning product called DreamBox

Learning K-2 Math in early 2009. The home-based product targets young students in kindergarten

through second grade and is 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) curriculum recommendations, reflecting lessons

taught in the classroom. More information can be found at

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Media Contacts

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Please contact: Foghorn PR


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