Students Celebrate Pi Day and Love of Math with Adaptive Learning Technology
BELLEVUE, WA, March 13, 2015 — DreamBox Learning (www.dreambox.com) today announced its first annual DreamBox Learning Math Challenge, which will run from March 14 through April 10, 2015. This competition encourages students to celebrate Pi Day and their love of math with DreamBox Learning’s award-winning curriculum and Intelligent Adaptive Learning technology.
“Students learn best when they’re engaged and empowered to think for themselves and that’s what they experience when they use DreamBox Learning Math,” said Jason Bedford, Senior Vice President, Client Engagement and Success of DreamBox Learning. “With the right lesson at the right time in a fun environment that rewards persistence and progress, students become unstoppable mathematicians. This Math Challenge gives them another opportunity to demonstrate their conceptual understanding and procedural fluency in math, as well as giving new resources that support teachers in their instructional practice.”
In honor of Pi Day, the contest will launch on March 14 (3.14.15) at 9:26:53 am ET. All K–8 classrooms across the U.S. and Canada using DreamBox Learning are eligible to compete for the chance to win a variety of prizes. Classrooms will be automatically entered into the weekly drawings and the “Persistence Pays Off” Raffle at the end of the contest for each week their classroom completes an average of five or more lessons per student.
Weekly “DreamBox Prize Packs” will be awarded to five randomly selected classrooms that complete an average of five or more lessons each week. Prize packs include a pizza party to celebrate the students’ accomplishments, “Math Rocks!” bracelets and certificates for being a classroom of excellence.
Grand prizes, including five iPads, will also be awarded at the end of the competition to classrooms in the following categories:
- Highest Average Lessons
- Most Improved Usage
- ‘Persistence Pays Off’ Raffle
Winners will be announced on Monday, April 13, 2015. To learn more details about the DreamBox Learning Math Challenge, please visit: http://www.dreambox.com/math-challenge.
About DreamBox Learning
DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington and launched its first online learning software in January 2009. The platform has won more than 35 top education and technology industry awards and is in use in all 50 states and throughout Canada. DreamBox Learning Math™ offers a groundbreaking combination of Intelligent Adaptive Learning, a rigorous K-8 mathematics curriculum and a motivating learning environment. The innovative DreamBox platform captures every decision a student makes while working in the program and adjusts the student’s learning path appropriately, providing millions of individualized learning paths, each one tailored to a student’s unique needs. DreamBox Learning Math is available for PC and iPad. For more information, visit www.dreambox.com.
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