Naiku New Feature: Matching Item Type

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New Feature to Matching Items Allows Teachers to have more Responses than Premises   Matching items allow teachers to efficiently discover whether students know a large amount of content. When creating matching items, it is best to have more responses (the list on the right) than premises (the list on the left). When the number of responses and premises are identical, students may be able to correctly guess their way to the remaining responses, thus reducing the validity of teacher’s inference about what a student knows.   To create more responses than … Read More

Naiku Quick Tip: Setting Proficiency Cutscores

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Did you know that you can set your own proficiency cutscores?    Quick Tip: The Class Performance shows you how your class as a whole and how each individual student performed on each assessment or each standard. Based on their performance, students are automatically categorized into one of three proficiency levels (Proficient, Approaching Proficient, and Not Proficient). The default cutscore for Approaching Proficiency is 60%. The default cutscore for Proficiency is 70%. However, you can change these cutscores to reflect your own levels of proficiency. This is done by inputting the cutscores … Read More

Naiku New Feature: Student Longitudinal Report by Standard

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New Student Longitudinal Report Allows Teachers to Monitor Student Progress by Standard   In this new report, teachers can monitor student progress by standard by week. Teachers have the option to filter the report by specific dates. Or they can choose pre-defined date ranges (i.e., Last Week, Last Month, Last 2 Months, Last 3 Months, or Last 4 Months). Teachers can also filter the report by standards. Lastly, teachers can set the cut-scores to define proficiency (i.e., mastery of that standards). When students have reached proficiency on a standard it … Read More

Naiku Quick Tip: Assigning Assessments Directly to Students

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Did you know that you can assign assessments directly to a student or group of students?    Quick Tip: A good Response to Intervention (RTI) practice is to assign individualized (i.e, appropriate) assignments or assessments to individual students or group of students based on prior performance. Now that you know how each student performed on the previous assessments, you can create/edit future assessments and assign those directly to the student(s), rather than the entire class. To assign an assessment directly to student(s), on the assessment creation page, click on the Edit … Read More

Naiku Quick Tip: Scoring Performance Assessments

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Did you know that you can score performance assessments in Naiku?    Quick Tip: Students don’t actually have to take a test in Naiku to receive scores in Naiku. For example, if you’re teaching first-grade students to count by 2s, 5s, and 10s, you can give them a performance assessment (i.e., actually ask them to count for you) and then score their performance in Naiku. See the example below.   1. Create your test in Naiku. Here, I have a three-question test. All questions have been aligned to MN state math … Read More

Scanning Now Available in Naiku

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Now, in addition to using any web enabled device, students can provide their answers on printed bubble sheets which can be scanned and scored using most document cameras or laptop web cameras. With GradeCam™ integration, teachers can scan printed bubble sheets in those situations where their students don’t have access to a web enabled device.   Printing Bubble Sheets To print the bubble sheets for the student, open the test and click on Actions, and choose “Print Bubble Sheet”. The bubble sheet will contain the Class name, the Test name, … Read More

Transferring Scores into Your Gradebook

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Now, with one button, you can transfer test scores from Naiku directly into your gradebook. (First make sure you’ve already installed the GradeCam plugin. For instructions on how to install the plugin, read this blog post. Not that you do not need to have a webcam or document camera for this to work. Just install the plugin.)   When you’re ready to transfer scores into your gradebook, go to the Class Results page in Naiku for the test that you want to transfer the scores. Part of this page is shown … Read More

Installing the GradeCam Plugin

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To transfer test scores from Naiku into your gradebook or to scan bubble sheet responses from students, you first have to install the GradeCam plugin.   For a test that has not been Closed and Scored, you will see the GradeCam™ link. When you click on this link for the very first time, you will be asked to download and install the plugin. Click the screen below. Save the file to your computer. Double click on it to install. (You can also install the GradeCam Plugin directly from this website.) … Read More

Naiku Quick Tip: Copying Equations from MathType

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Did you know that you can copy and paste math equations directly from MathType?    Quick Tip: If you have the latest version of MathType (version 6.9), you can copy and paste MathType equations directly into Naiku. Select Cut and Copy Preferences under the Preference menu. The select Naiku under Equation for application or website. Create you equation in MathType. Copy it. Then in Naiku, paste it directly into the stem or answer choices. Note that you will see some markup computer code. Don’t worry. Just save your test and the … Read More

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