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About MarcoPolo

MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom is a nonprofit consortium of premier national and international education organizations and the Verizon Foundation dedicated to providing the highest quality Internet content and professional development to teachers and students throughout the United States. First launched in 1997 as a collection of standards-based, discipline-specific educational Web sites for K-12 teachers, MarcoPolo features:

  • Seven content Web sites with lesson plans, student interactive content, downloadable worksheets, links to panel-reviewed Web sites and additional resources created by the nation's leading education organizations

  • A scalable professional development program that has trained over 215,000 teachers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by world-class trainers and materials

  • A network of state partners dedicated to rolling out MarcoPolo to all teachers and aligning the content to state education standards

  • Leading edge diagnostic measurement and technology that enables state-of-the-art tracking and reporting to ensure that teachers' Internet integration needs are being met across the country

Follow the links below to learn more about the MarcoPolo program.

New Users

Get oriented to the MarcoPolo program by viewing an Audio Flash Tour, registering for free Web-based training and accessing some of MarcoPolo’s most powerful resources.

Who We Are

Learn about the Partners, mission, goals and values of the MarcoPolo program.

MarcoPolo Fact Sheet

Learn more about the MarcoPolo Program.

Publications

Download and read the MarcoPolo brochure and MarcoGrams.



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