November 05, 2008
As we get closer to launching DreamBox Learning’s first product, an online adventure game that teaches serious math, and we see more and more kids in beta testing, we’re realizing how many advantages there are to online learning games. In the classroom children get the very real benefit of interacting with their teacher and with other students. Online learning has distinct advantages too. That’s because online teaching can be tailored to individual students in a number of important ways.
At DreamBox, we put student-centered teaching principles at the core of our online math learning games. More than any other product, DreamBox Learning K-2 Math offers differentiated learning. All aspects of the lessons are adapted to the needs of each individual child, including the:
This user-centered experience, combined with the convenience of online learning, offers an effective supplement to classroom education.
Every day at DreamBox we are reminded how difficult it is to provide the right educational balance for young children. How do we make online math games for kids that are truly educational but also fun? How much choice should a child have within the learning framework? By digging deeper for the answers to questions like these we are revolutionizing online learning, creating a completely individualized, engaging, and effective learning experience.