MarcoPolo World School

MarcoPolo World School

By MarcoPolo Learning, Inc.

  • Category: Education
  • Release Date: 2018-02-02
  • Current Version: 1.1.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 376.03 MB
  • Developer: MarcoPolo Learning, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 409 Ratings

Description

Start preparing for school and life beyond - sign up for a free trial and enroll your child in World School today! MarcoPolo World School is a PhD-designed early learning school for children aged 3-7, offering a comprehensive STEAM curriculum with 100s of learning activities. Our lessons are created using a unique blend of real-life footage, animation and conversational narration to make "the world their classroom". More lessons and activities added every week. Rated A+ for educational value by Common Sense Media. The Curriculum: Literacy: The MarcoPolo literacy curriculum immerses the learner in a text-rich digital environment. The curriculum targets a wide range of skill levels, from emergent readers to advanced learners. Learners are propelled by their curiosity to learn more about the content of the text as they gain skills in the following areas: -Letter Sounds -Digraphs and Blends -Handwriting/ Letter Formation -High Frequency/ Sight Words Math: Our math curriculum exposes the learner to mathematical activities that develop number sense so that your child will not only recognize numbers, but also be able to use them with ease and apply them in a real-world context. The math curriculum includes: -Number Recognition -Geometry -Subitizing -Number Sequencing -Addition and Subtraction Facts -Counting in Ones and Groups (5s and 10s)* -Measurement* STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics): Exploration is at the core of the science experience in the MarcoPolo World School. The main objective is to promote the notion that knowledge can be gained through exploration of the world around us. The characters model curiosity consistent with the development of scientific literacy and practices of science (i.e. experimenting, making models, supporting claims with evidence). Our rich curriculum includes exploration of: -Habitats and Biomes -Climate and Weather -Behavior and Physical Adaptations -The Human Body -Astronomy -Life Cycles -Living vs. Nonliving* -Inventions and Innovations* Social Studies*: MarcoPolo offers a rich social studies curriculum to allow children to see how familiar concepts from their everyday lives manifest themselves around the world. They will learn about themselves, as well as gain knowledge of others. Topics include: -Holidays and Traditions -Geography -Major Historical Events. Social-Emotional Learning: The MarcoPolo curriculum is designed to facilitate your child’s social-emotional development and create the framework and mental process that will later allow them to plan, make positive decisions, focus, multi-task, have self-control and establish healthy social connections. To do this, the learner: -Interacts with diverse characters that model positive social behaviors -Is encouraged by narrators using process-oriented speech -Is exposed to transferable language that can be applied to everyday life experiences to help with conflict resolution, perseverance and acceptance of differences Arts and Crafts: MarcoPolo encourages children to explore and create through art. Art is essential for young children to learn and communicate their ideas. *Coming soon. MarcoPolo World School Subscription: -Subscribing includes a free 7-day trial and is just $5.99 per month after that. -Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. -Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. -Account will be charged $5.99 for renewal within the 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. -The user may manage subscriptions & may turn off auto-renewal by going to Account Settings after purchase. -Any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to MarcoPolo World School. See our full Terms and Conditions at: http://www.marcopololearning.com/terms.html View our Privacy Policy at: http://www.marcopololearning.com/privacy.html

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Reviews

  • Sigh

    1
    By treetatro
    Had to sign up. How do I quit free trial? App is slow and boring.
  • Good but No offline

    3
    By Satishpalyam
    Good app .. it would have been great if there is offline capability.. limited to Wifi for me ...!
  • Great App & Customer Service

    5
    By Greatest mom ever!
    Firstly, my kids love the app and learn a lot each time they “play” with it. Also had a case of user error (my mistake) and they helped me get the app working on my phone within 24 hours! I appreciate a company that helps their customers quickly.
  • Quite fantastic!

    5
    By Ferrety2006
    The app is loaded with a variety of interests and topics! My boys love the app. The new arts & crafts section is especially fun!
  • Stuck paying for it! Don’t download!!

    1
    By Holly432678
    I started the free trial but it is impossible to cancel the subscription now! I am stuck paying 5.95 a month for something I don’t use. I have tried emailing support but get no response! Don’t start the “free” trial, you’ll never get out of it!!!
  • Love MarcoPolo so much!

    5
    By MamaSmith917
    My son has been using the other three MarcoPolo apps Ocean, Arctic, and Weather, and he really enjoys them and has already learned new things. He is only 2 years old, and so I am often hesitant about letting him use our devices, but when I discovered the MarcoPolo apps I changed my mind and set him up on an iPad that we weren’t using. The content of all the apps is great and we were all floored when he started telling us the he was going to “build a submersible.” The Arctic and Ocean apps have the building activities (like a puzzle) that have tidbits of info and then a free play with the items/animals he can build and the weather is basically all free play. I was anxious to add the World School app but was unsure it was worth it since he is just now 2 years. I finally gave in yesterday and am very pleased. He is barely making it through the videos and I have to point him to the activities, but he could perfectly navigate the videos with only a few minutes of figuring it out. The videos are fantastic. They are about a minute long and conversational, which is the ideal way of learning. The narrator is very articulate and the detail of the videos is great. They have a wonderful combination of animation and real imagery. I am more than happy to pay a fee to support new and fabulous content. Thank you MarcoPolo, keep it coming!
  • Best app

    5
    By Sarbara
    We love this app!
  • Excellent content quality

    5
    By Indigo20
    As a mom and educator, I love finding apps that have been carefully developed with sound pedagogy and best practices in mind, while still providing something fun and entertaining for my kids. I love the conversational nature of the videos, my 5 yo is a big fan!
  • Incorrect Information

    3
    By cawalker7777
    Please check what is being taught. The first lesson I clicked on was space. I signed up for the this because I’m a science teacher. You say “rotate around the sun”. That is incorrect. It is “revolve”. Students DO confuse the 2, and correct terminology is critical.
  • Monthly payment is inconvenience

    3
    By 5Sheri
    I rather pay $20 one time than paying a monthly fee for using this app. Moving on Thanks

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