Can adaptive software -- computer programs that adapt to students' learning levels as they progress -- make an impact on student achievement? Rocketship Education, a group of charter schools in the Bay Area, says they have the numbers to prove it.
Rocketship schools use DreamBox Learning as part of their hybrid learning program, and commissioned a study by SRI to gauge whether the software helped boost scores. According to the release below, it did.
DreamBox Learning - Tuesday, August 02, 2011 SRI International Study of Rocketship Education's Use of DreamBox Learning Validates Learning Gains BELLEVUE, Wash.--(via BUSINESS WIRE)--DreamBox Learning (www.dreambox.com) today announced that its award-winning intelligent adaptive learning math platform, DreamBox Learning K-3 Math, has been proven effective in helping students achieve math proficiency in a study conducted by SRI International.