DreamBox academic software helps children develop math skills through interactive games and by repeatedly assessing a student's performance and creating customized lessons based on individual learning needs. Both elementary and middle-school students use the software.
DreamBox offers interactive online software that allows children in kindergarten through eighth grade to play educational math games and test and assess their skills as they learn. The games? developer designed the games to be fun for children in specific age groups. Most games allow the player to select a character avatar out of a number of possible options.
The lesson plan integrates testing and assessment into the games and activities and is customizable to allow use without the student taking formal tests. The software also produces reports so teachers can easily track the progress of students. The developer formats these reports for use by school districts, individual teachers, students and parents.
The DreamBox curriculum focuses on competency and mastery of math skills rather than memorization. As of 2015, this curriculum aligns with several American math curriculum standards, including Common Core Standards for Math, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, and Virginia Public Schools Standards of Learning. Public schools across the United States use these standards in the classroom.