Thinkronize Inc. recently launched the second versions of its netTrekker and digitalbackpack products. The new versions include the integration of state standards, an interactive history timeline and career education content.
netTrekker is an academic research engine that enables educators and students to conduct focused academic research with quality results. netTrekker contains more than 160,000 Web sites, organized by curriculum and standards, which are evaluated and approved by 400 educators nationwide. netTrekker can be accessed from any computer with an Internet connection.
digitalbackpack is a personalized learning and instructional management system designed to increase student achievement and school accountability. The program delivers classroom-specific content - from teachers directly to students and their parents - through any computer connected to the Internet. Operating as an application service provider, digitalbackpack offers essential software, e-mail, calendar and file storage through a standard Web browser, allowing students to create, access and save their schoolwork online. digitalbackpack also offers teachers and administrators a wealth of school and instructional management tools. Teachers can access a variety of instructional management resources, including an assignment and lesson plan builder, class calendar, online assessment and grade book, and proficiency test preparation tools. Thinkronize Inc., Cincinnati, OH, (877) 517-1125, www.thinkronize.com.
This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.