DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Voyager Sopris Learning™ is pleased to announce the release of the complimentary app The Learning Zoo, which is now available to users of the We Can Early Learning Curriculum, Second Edition, in the iTunes® App Store from Apple®.
With this new app, students can access The Learning Zoo games and activities directly from their iPads. The Learning Zoo is the web-based component of We Can, a program developed by renowned early learning expert Vicki Gibson, Ph.D. This digital application includes fun, colorful lessons and activities with character-driven content to extend learning from classroom instruction.
Available in English and Spanish, The Learning Zoo provides games and activities that reinforce recognition of shapes; colors and color words; numerals and number words; skills for sorting, classifying, counting, and establishing one-to-one correspondence; and foundational knowledge in phonological awareness and emergent writing.
“As one component of the We Can curriculum, The Learning Zoo is designed to engage our youngest learners in meaningful online practice in an interactive, playful environment,” says George Logue, president of Voyager Sopris Learning. “We are pleased to extend the reach of this online tool by providing access through the iPad, empowering students to practice whenever and wherever possible.”
The Learning Zoo activities include:
- Zippy the Zebra’s Match Colors and Shapes Game
- Joey the Jackrabbit’s Match Letters and Sounds Game
- Gifford the Gorilla’s Counting Game
- Upton the Pig’s Sorting Game
- Quacky the Duck’s More or Less Game
The complimentary app is available to anyone who has purchased the We Can curriculum. Users may access The Learning Zoo from the iTunes App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/we-can-learning-zoo/id744120889?mt=8.
We Can is a comprehensive literacy, math, and classroom management curriculum for preK and early learning that addresses key foundational skills in the Common Core State Standards and other state standards for kindergarten. The robust, multidisciplinary curriculum provides a clear road map for early childhood success—featuring easy-to-implement lesson plans and a wide range of innovative learning tools.
To try The Learning Zoo, visit http://info.voyagerlearning.com/wc2_digital_learningzooactivity or to learn more about We Can, visit www.voyagersopris.com/wecan.
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 www.voyagersopris.com.
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