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Voyager Sopris Learning Unveils New Ticket to Read iPad App to Extend Reading Practice Opportunities

DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Sopris Learning™, provider of a comprehensive suite of evidence-based interventions, assessments, and professional services, is pleased to announce the release of the complimentary Ticket to Read® app, which is now available to all Ticket to Read users in the iTunes® App Store from Apple®.

 

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With this launch, students can access the award-winning Ticket to Read fluency and comprehension components straight from their iPads. Ticket to Read is a self-paced, student-centered online reading program for students in grades K–6 that provides extended practice to improve reading performance. The app is expected to have the highest usage and application in grades 2–6.

The Ticket to Read app provides a comprehensive suite of literacy activities. As students complete tasks in the areas of fluency and comprehension, they earn points that can be used to decorate their personal clubhouse. Key features include:

  • Content displayed in an easy-to-navigate interface
  • Interactive activities supported by audio and animation
  • Support for English language learners
  • Hundreds of high-interest reading passages and games
  • Entry points based on students' reading levels
  • Automated quizzes and self-correcting guidance
  • Motivating rewards system to keep students engaged and on task

"We know that technology can enhance student learning in and beyond the classroom," says George Logue, president of Voyager Sopris Learning. "We are committed to providing effective and engaging digital tools to support instruction, practice, and progress monitoring. We are pleased to release the iPad app for Ticket to Read—expanding access to quality literacy practice to students wherever they are."

The complimentary Ticket to Read app is available to anyone who has purchased Ticket to Read and can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ticket-to-read/id827831679?mt=8.

For additional information or to purchase Ticket to Read, visit www.voyagersopris.com/ttr.

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 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.

Media Contact:
Sandy Rothstein
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
800.547.6747
[email protected]

Investor Contact:
Philip Davis
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
[email protected]

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