Tennessee Approves Voyager Sopris Learning's We Can PreK Curriculum for use in
Voluntary PreK Programs
DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014
DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Voyager Sopris Learning^™, a member of
Cambium Learning^® Group, announced today their receipt of the Tennessee
Department of Education's review and approval of the We Can Early Learning
Curriculum for use in Tennessee's voluntary prekindergarten programs.
Developed by Vicki Gibson, Ph.D., We Can is a proven preK and early learning
solution that prepares all children, ages 3–5, for academic success. The
robust, multidisciplinary curriculum provides a clear road map for early
childhood success—featuring easy-to-implement lesson plans, a wide range of
innovative and technology-enhanced learning tools, embedded differentiation,
and a comprehensive classroom management system.
We Can is built to address key literacy and numeracy skills defined in the
Common Core and other state standards for kindergarten and delivers
instruction and practice to support learning in all early childhood domains.
Connie Casha, Tennessee's Director of Early Childhood Programs, explains:
"When our office approves a curriculum for use in the voluntary preK programs,
the school systems consider this a stamp of approval for meeting
developmentally appropriate best practices as well as aligning with the
TN-ELDS. This ensures that our children participate in programs that will give
them the best opportunity for success, not only in preK but throughout their
We Can has a history of success, with proven results in districts like Granite
School District in Utah, where a study revealed a dramatic decrease in special
education referrals as well as a narrowing of the achievement gaps for both
language arts (from 22% to 5%) and math (from 28% to 2%). View complete
results from this study at http://www.voyagersopris.com/wecan
Voyager Sopris Learning is proud to be able to provide Tennessee schools with
high-quality preK instruction in early literacy, numeracy, prewriting, content
areas, oral language development, and American Sign Language. This
multidisciplinary curriculum builds the foundation for success in kindergarten
For more information on the We Can Early Learning Curriculum visit
http://www.voyagersopris.com/wecan or call 800.547.6747.
About Voyager Sopris Learning
Voyager Sopris Learning^™ is committed to partnering with school districts to
overcome obstacles that students, teachers, and school leaders face every day.
The suite of instructional and service solutions we provide is not only
research based, but also evidence based—proven to increase student achievement
and educator effectiveness. Our solutions have been fully tested in the
classroom, ensuring that they are easy to implement and teacher friendly. They
are innovative, both in overall instructional approach and in the strategic
use of technology in blended and 100% online solutions, and they are supported
by an unparalleled commitment to build local capacity for sustained success.
With a comprehensive suite of instructional resources, we provide the
best-in-class assessments, professional development and school-improvement
services, literacy and math instructional tools—both comprehensive
intervention and supplemental—and resources to build a positive school
climate. Voyager Sopris Learning is a member of Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
(ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
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