We Can Early Learning Curriculum

We Can Early Curriculum

Author: Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.
Grades: Prekindergarten

Discover the power of We Can

Preparing all children for academic success in kindergarten and beyond

Developed to serve all Pre-K children, We Can is a proven, evidenced-based, early learning solution that supports teachers of all experience levels—addressing key foundational skills in the Common Core State Standards and other state standards for kindergarten.  The robust, multidisciplinary curriculum provides a clear roadmap for early childhood success—featuring easy-to-implement lesson plans and a wide range of innovative learning tools. We Can integrates assessment with instruction and offers teachers multiple opportunities to observe children, identify their capabilities and needs, and monitor their progress. 

We Can:

  • Addresses all early childhood domains
  • Includes modifications for 3- and 4-year-old children and English language learners
  • Accommodates full-day and half-day schedules
  • Aligned to Head Start and NAEYC standards
  • Addresses the reading foundational skills of the Common Core State Standards in kindergarten
  • Integrates differentiated instruction to address a range of abilities
  • Includes high-quality professional development to support teacher growth at all levels
  • Provides explicit lesson plans that include a robust daily focus on literacy, numeracy, and oral language development
  • Engages young children through The Learning Zoo, a web-based program that features fun, vibrant interactive readiness activities
  • Incorporates a pre-writing kit for developing fine motor skills and print awareness
  • Provides extensive support for Spanish speakers and English language learners
  • Includes American Sign Language instruction
  • Integrates science, social studies, creative arts, literacy, math, and oral language 

Delivers instruction and practice to support learning in all early childhood domains:

  • Oral language and vocabulary development
  • Literacy
  • Phonological awareness
  • Fine arts
  • Physical development, health & safety
  • Mathematics
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Social and emotional learning 

Meeting Common Core and Other State Standards in Kindergarten:

We Can is built to address key foundational skills defined in the Common Core and other state standards for kindergarten—
aligned with:

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Head Start learning outcomes frameworks