Dreambox games, designed for children ages kindergarten through eighth grade, include activities such as placing fractions on a number line and understanding addition by placing numerical units into buckets, states the Dreambox website. These games were designed by educators to give children a real-world understanding of mathematical concepts.
Dreambox has won numerous awards in education and in the tech industry for its line of products specifically designed for elementary through middle school aged children. One of the key features of the Dreambox learning tool is that it offers each student individualized instruction based on interest and abilities.
Lessons and games are available to children in both English and Spanish, making them more accessible to a wider range of children. The instruction offered by Dreambox aligns with the standards set forth by prominent educational agencies in the United States, including Common Core and TEKS. Teachers who choose to use Dreambox with their students can gather data on their students to aid in providing in-classroom instruction, which further contributes to the learning experience.
Parents can use Dreambox as a learning tool at home, with downloads available for the iPad through the app store. For at-home use, parents pay a monthly subscription fee and receive access to 1400 lessons and games designed to help kids bolster their math skills.