Knovation Presents Digital Learning Awards to Top Districts Utilizing OER Applications
The top 100 school districts using netTrekker, icurio applications are recognized for OER usage
CINCINNATI – Jan. 12, 2017 – Knovation, provider of professionally vetted and aligned digital content and open education resources (OER), presents the Digital Learning Awards to the top 100 U.S. districts using applications netTrekker and icurio for the 2015-2016 school year. These districts use netTrekker or icurio to introduce classroom-ready digital learning resources, maximizing teaching and learning experiences to enhance their overall digital transformation.
The awards are based upon extent of usage and presented to districts that utilize the available digital learning resources to their highest potential. Below are the top three districts for each category by size of student enrollment:
Large-Sized Districts (more than 25,000 student enrollment)
- Cabarrus County School District, North Carolina
- Baltimore County Public School District, Maryland
- Cherokee County School District, Georgia
Mid-Sized Districts (5,000-25,000 student enrollment)
- Crown Point Community Schools, Indiana
- Mooresville Graded School District, North Carolina
- Upper Arlington City School District, Ohio
Small-Sized Districts (less than 5,000 student enrollment)
- Johnson County School District, Kentucky
- Corinth School District, MIssissippi
- Community Consolidated School District 93, Illinois
“The Digital Learning Awards honor school districts that have made, or are making, the shift to teaching with digital resources and OER,” said Randy Wilhelm, CEO of Knovation. “We recognize the importance of making available vetted, aligned and ready-to-use resources to support the advancement of personalized learning for every student and giving teachers the luxury of time saved in their pursuit of those assets.”
The Department of Education continues to encourage the expanding use of OER. Knovation provides high quality resources that are curated, contextualized, and managed through their own applications, or merged into existing resource management platforms. Knovation’s Content Collection can be easily integrated through API or cloud-based solutions.
Knovation makes it easy to find, to organize, and to share free digital content for learning. Knovation’s curriculum experts professionally evaluate, tag, standards-align and continuously maintain a collection of hundreds of thousands of online resources covering all subject areas, all grades and all learning resource types. Since 1999, Knovation has delivered on the promise to do something good for kids, every day by helping districts and organizations that serve them meet the needs of diverse K-12 learners in digital learning environments. For more information, please visit www.knovationlearning.com.