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DreamBox Learning announces support for Common Core State Standards  

Company’s Web-Based K-3 Math Program Aligns with Latest Education Standards

Bellevue, WA, October 25, 2010 — DreamBox Learning
today announced that its award-winning DreamBox Learning K-3 Math program supports the
recently released Common Core State Standards (CCSS), a set of state-led mathematics and
language arts education benchmarks for grades K-12. DreamBox Learning K-3 Math is aligned
with CCSS, and matches its deep focus on developing students’ conceptual understanding
and fluency in key curriculum areas. This positions DreamBox Learning K-3 Math as an ideal
match for schools seeking supplemental programs to help implement the new standards and put
students on a path of long-term academic success.

CCSS are designed to help establish clear and consistent goals for learning that will
prepare America’s children for success in both college and career, according to the
National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State
School Officers. The standards, adopted by a majority of U.S. states, are a collaborative
development effort by teachers, school administrators, content creators, state legislators
and parents to accelerate learning and close the achievement gap nationwide.

“DreamBox Learning K-3 Math is based on a rich adaptive learning environment that
deepens students’ foundational learning and is a key building block for future
achievement in math,” said Jessie Woolley-Wilson, CEO of DreamBox Learning.
“The program’s alignment with Common Core State Standards further cements it
as a highly effective tool that will give teachers and students a head start in the
implementation, instruction and learning of key academic requirements to perform against
these new critical standards and ultimately reach higher educational goals.”

DreamBox Learning’s individualized online math program aligns with CCSS in mathematics
in the following areas: Counting and Cardinality, Operations and Algebraic Thinking, and
Number and Operations in Base Ten. These practices rest on key processes and proficiencies
with longstanding importance in mathematics education, including the NCTM process standards
and the strands of mathematical proficiency from the National Research Council’s
report Adding It Up.

For more detail about how DreamBox Learning K-3 aligns with CCSS, please visit.

About DreamBox Learning (

DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington and acquired in April 2010
by the Charter Fund in partnership with Reed Hastings, a widely recognized educational
philanthropist and CEO of Netflix, Inc. The company launched a Web-based platform and
its first adventure-themed online learning product called DreamBox Learning K-2 Math in
January 2009, and the program has won more than 20 top education and technology industry
awards. DreamBox Learning K-2 Math was followed by the DreamBox Math Classroom in April
2009 and DreamBox Learning K-3 Math in April 2010. The products target young students in
kindergarten through third grade and deliver more than 500 core lessons and unlimited
variations based on the Common Core standards. DreamBox Learning programs are designed
to teach and reinforce key mathematical concepts through effective, individualized
instruction in an engaging and fun manner. The products’ patent pending “engine”
constantly assesses each student’s mathematical understanding, provides the most
suitable hints and encouragement at the right pace for that child, and offers the next
personally appropriate activities as subsequent choices. More information can be found at

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