Press Release

PR Contact:
Kristen Plemon
Account Executive
C. Blohm & Associates, Inc.
netTrekker Contact:
Laura Hannah
Brand Marketing Manager
For Immediate Release
October 30, 2008
Sales of America's Leading Educational Safe Search Tool, netTrekker, to Target International and Bilingual Schools Seeking English Digital Resources
Thinkronize Expands into Asia-Pacific Region with iBridge Learning Agreement to Sell netTrekker

Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2008 - Twenty-six Asia-Pacific countries will soon have the opportunity to provide their students and teachers with America's #1 K-12 safe search tool, netTrekker This agreement, signed between Thinkronize, Inc., developers of netTrekker, and iBridge Learning, leading K-12 solution providers in Asia, marks Thinkronize's expansion into the Asia-Pacific region.

Thinkronize Inc. is a leader in the digital delivery of K-12 educational content. Its flagship product, netTrekker, offerssafe and academically-relevant digital resources custom designed to help every child learn. Using netTrekker, students and educators have fast and easy access to more than 300,000 educator-selected, standards-based digital resources that support and enhance the complete curricula.

"As we continue to expand globally, this exciting relationship with iBridge Learning and its partners in Asia-Pacific represents a tremendous opportunity to bring netTrekker's valuable resources to whole new populations," said Randy Wilhelm, CEO, Thinkronize, Inc. "We are thrilled that our mission to enhance the education of today's youth is now being realized on a global scale."

iBridge Learning represents the industry's leading K-12 content providers that bring online educational tools to the Asia-Pacific region's academic community in countries including China, Japan, Australia, Singapore and India. For Thinkronize, iBridge will focus on selling netTrekker to international and bilingual schools seeking English digital resources.

"Ten minutes into my first netTrekker presentation I knew this was a product that needed to be in our schools in Asia. The dynamic folks at Thinkronize have put together a powerful yet easy-to-use product that allows K-12 schools to take control of digital content and resources," said Carter Keltner, CEO, iBridge Learning. "The combination of great technology and research, coupled with the progressive and conscientious team behind netTrekker, makes for a powerful K-12 solution."

About iBridge Learning:
Headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand, iBridge is a partnership of strength, forged between iGroup—the most experienced provider of information and publishing services to the Asia-Pacific scholarly community, and Bridge Learning—a seasoned expert in the provision of K-12 resources to institutions throughout Asia. iGroup is staffed by 450+ people across 12 countries and works with publishers, universities, libraries, research centers and technology providers to bring academic reference and research information in print and electronic media formats to Asia-Pacific's scholarly communities. Houghton Mifflin's exclusive agent for Asia, Bridge Learning has over a decade of experience with all tiers of the K-12 market. The agency is also particularly adept in the provision of valuable insight into how US publishers work, think and operate and has a strong presence with international and bi-lingual schools, and increasingly, with local schools across the region.

About netTrekker
netTrekker is the #1 K-12 educational search tool that transforms digital content into safe, valuable, custom designed resources for educators and students. Unlike ordinary search engines, netTrekker provides fast and easy access to more than 300,000 digital resources that have been evaluated by a team of expert educators for superior quality and academic appropriateness, organized by grade and readability level and aligned with state standards. The company's unmatched proprietary technology adds valuable differentiated instruction features to the content mix. Using netTrekker, educators, school librarians, students, and parents save valuable time because they are directed to relevant, reliable websites every time—meaning less time spent on searching and more time focused on teaching, learning, and achieving. For more information visit www.netTrekker.com.

About netTrekker

netTrekker is dedicated to enhancing the learning environment by providing highly effective technologies that deliver rich educational content to students and teachers in a safe, relevant, easy-to-use format. The netTrekker product portfolio includes educational search tool, netTrekker Search and personalized student workspace solution, igotta. netTrekker also provides solutions focused on professional development, global services and print-to-digital transition of education agencies and publishers. Founded in 1999, netTrekker is widely recognized as the first standards-based educational search tool and is currently serves millions of students and is present in over 18,000 K-12 public and private schools across U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.