An Award-Winning App to Supercharge Engagement At Home
MarcoPolo For Families is an award-winning, child-facing app that extends learning beyond the classrooms. It fosters meaningful caregiver-child conversations, provides content to build early literacy and math skills, and keeps families stay connected to their child's learning.
Award-winning Content to Keep Learning Going at Home
MarcoPolo For Families gives your families access to high quality, curriculum-aligned content to ignite children's curiosity and support learning, wherever they are. Through MarcoPolo For Families, educators can:
Keep families connected to child's learning. Engage families in their child's learning process by sending them customized learning playlists and video messages based on the child's interests.
Foster learning in multiple languages. Provide families engaging content in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese to support multilingual learners and promote co-watching.
Reinforce learning through play. Children can access thousands of contextualized learning games that focus on developing foundational skills in literacy and math.
MarcoPolo Let's Talk™
MarcoPolo Let’s Talk™ is a unique product feature that creates strong and effective caregiver-child conversations based on the child's interest, at the click of a button! Young learners can simply "heart" video they like, which triggers talking prompts to their caregivers, providing them the language to engage with their child in a meaningful conversation, on a topic the child loves.
Support for Diverse Needs
Put it into practice
Award winning content that is designed by educators to both meet the needs of students in K-2 and provide educators with tools to practice and reinforce their learning and growth.
High quality literacy content
Focus on assessment
Common core alignment
Extend Learning Offline
Through MarcoPolo For Families, caregivers also get access to easy-to-do family engagement ideas, tips, activities, and offline learning resources.
Screen Time Done Right
MarcoPolo For Families gives your families access to award-winning, developmentally appropriate content designed by early childhood experts, that children love and teachers trust.
Veterinarians, or ‘vets’ for short, are doctors for animals. Watch to learn about how vets take care of their patients.
The Water Cycle
Water travels all around our planet, through a continuous process called the water cycle. Watch to learn what happens during the water cycle!
The heart beats to pump oxygen in our blood throughout our bodies, and that beat creates a pulse that we can feel. In this video, children will learn why the heart is important for survival and learn why our pulse is sometimes fast and sometimes slow.
Savanna elephants live in eastern and southern Africa. These elephants are specially adapted to survive in their often hot and dry environment. Learn about how these elephants use their ears to stay cool, their trunks to pick up things, and their tusks to dig for water.
Pollination occurs when pollen from one flower is transferred to another, which then creates new seeds.
Bald eagles live in North America near rivers and lakes where they can catch fish. They are great predators! Learn which physical features make bald eagles great hunters.
International Space Station
The International Space Station is the largest satellite orbiting the Earth, and it does so 16 times a day! Learn how astronauts built the International Space Station.
George Nissen was the inventor of the trampoline. It took him many tries to get it right.
The coconut octopus uses empty coconut shells to hide from predators! In this video, children will observe how the coconut octopus survives in the ocean.
Deep breathing can help a person to be calm and think clearly when they are upset.
Our pathway to quality
We created a solution that provides ongoing support for educators to elevate classroom quality.
Learn from our research-based Professional Development and training on best classroom practices;
Engage children using our resources with embedded PD to put learning into practice;
and Share with families to foster effective family engagement.
Professional Development and Training
Our tailored Professional Development and training are integrated with research-based strategies and best classroom practices, providing educators with practical tactics to elevate teaching and learning.
Educators learn to:
- Ask purposeful, open-ended questions
- Provide emotional support for children
- Understand different learning styles
- Respond to children in meaningful ways
- Differentiate instruction for diverse learners
- Extend learning and engage with families
MarcoPolo For Educators
MarcoPolo For Educators is an easy-to-use educator platform, aligned with early childhood curricula, that provides a suite of content and tools to help create a quality classroom environment and put teachers's professional learning into practice.
MarcoPolo For Educators includes:
- 1,500+ videos and resources aligned to your curriculum
- Content in English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese
- A Modified English version to support diverse learning needs
- Open-ended questions to foster quality teacher-child discourse
- Inquiry-based activities to promote curiosity and extend learning
- Alignments with assessment tools such as Teachstone's CLASS®
MarcoPolo For Families
MarcoPolo For Families is our award-winning app that allows families to stay connected to your classroom, extends learning from school to home, and fosters meaningful caregiver-child interactions.
Educators can engage families with:
- Customized learning playlists for each child
- Individualized video messages to caregivers and children
- MarcoPolo Let's Talk, a unique way to foster caregiver-child conversations based on their child's interests
- 3,000+ contextualized learning games that build early literacy, math, and executive functioning skills
- 800+ learning videos available in both Spanish and English
- Easy and effective family engagement activities
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