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MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom, providing professional development and lesson plans based on K-12 curriculum standards

Telecommunications giant MCI has partnered with scholarly organizations to develop MarcoPolo, a navigational tool/gateway for teachers, parents and students who are trying to find educational web resources in the fields of science, the humanities, geography and economics. Science NetLinks utilizes the subject expertise of the American Association for the Advancement of Science to provide links to quality science web sites. EDSITEment (Reviewed in the October 31, 1997 Scout Report), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Council of the Great City Schools provides a gateway to humanities sites offering materials for learning and teaching history, social studies, English, foreign languages and art history. Developed by the National Geographic Society, Xpeditions brings rich geography content to teachers and students. The MCI/EconomicsAmerica Technology Education Program combines MCI's technological expertise and the National Council on Economic Education's materials and experience to offer students and teachers web-based opportunities to integrate current events, economics and technology into lessons to boost economic literacy.
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Alternate Title Marco Polo: Internet Content for the Classroom, providing professional development and lesson plans based on K-12 curriculum standards
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Date Issued 1998-
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Date of Scout Publication 1998-07-10
Archived Scout Publication URL https://scout.wisc.edu/report/1998/0710

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