Fort Bend ISD is among the Top 100 school districts in the nation recognized by Knovation for using the pioneering educational search tool netTrekker Search. The Digital Learning Awards Program honors school districts that are effectively using digital resources to transform their teaching and learning environments. FBISD was ranked 4th among the Top 100 overall school districts that have recognized the impact digital resources can have in creating engaging, differentiated learning experiences while promoting independent learning.
The Digital Learning Awards (in terms of usage) were broken out by small-, medium- and large-sized districts for the 2011-2012 school year. The number of educational searches performed using netTrekker Search during the 2011-2012 school year by the top 100 districts ranged from over 124,000 searches to 4 million searches (top user).
“We are proud to recognize the excellent school districts on the Top 100 list for their commitment to innovation in the classroom and for their work to create an environment that fosters engaging personalized learning experiences with digital tools and curriculum,” said Randy Wilhelm, CEO of Knovation. “We are honored to work with the leaders, teachers and students in these districts year after year to help transform learning for students across the country.”
Karen Paulus, FBISD Library Media Services Coordinator, is proud of this recognition and of the excellent FBISD librarians.
“We are honored to once again be recognized in the netTrekker Search Digital Learning Awards program as one of the Top 100 school districts in the nation,” said Paulus. “Our success in the awards program can be credited to our fine staff of librarians, who provide our students and staff with the necessary training and resources they need to be successful 21st Century learners.”
As a Digital Learning Award winner, FBISD is now featured on the Knovation website, and received a prize package that includes free professional learning and netTrekker Search branded materials as well as the opportunity to gain additional exposure for this national recognition. You can see the complete list of Top 100 Digital Learning Award winners at the netTrekker website at www.nettrekker.com/us/.