By Nigel Green, Vice President of Personalization and Kelly Urlacher, Senior Curriculum Designer at DreamBox Learning As a former professional musician and educator, and a former elementary school teacher, we found the recent New York Times piece, “Make Your Daughter […]
High-stakes assessment testing takes its toll on teachers and students alike. We asked members of DreamBox Nation to weigh in on how they mentally prepare themselves (and their students) for the pressures they face this time of year, and what […]
We have to keep moving forward in our classes, but there are just instances when kids have missed something along the way—either through an absence, or just not “getting it.” With DreamBox, I can have fifth grade students that don’t understand place value review and understand at their own pace. DreamBox helps to fill those educational gaps at the exact time and place that each child needs it … certainly something that I cannot provide for every student during our classroom time
Amy Bolting, Fifth Grade Math Teacher Alvin Elementary School
I teach an intervention class of students on the autism spectrum who look forward to playing DreamBox every day. As visual learners, being able to physically move the virtual manipulatives around on the screen has allowed them to see and really understand math concepts in a whole new way. After just 6 months using DreamBox last year, I saw even my most math resistant students' move from below basic on the CMA to basic or proficient.
Angela Snow, 3-5th Grade Inclusion Specialist Faith Ringgold School of Arts & Science