Naiku announces enhanced support for standards-based grading in the latest release of the Naiku assessment software platform. The new features enable the instructional methods for standards-based grading outlined by Dr. Robert Marzano and complement the existing capability to measure, track, and view student proficiency by standard in Naiku.
Infinite Campus recently announced a partnership with Naiku to provide integrated assessment with their Student Information System to schools. Through the partnership Infinite Campus and their channel partners will offer Naiku’s comprehensive assessment software to their school clients. The products are integrated to automate setup and streamline workflow, including syncing of class rosters, single signon from Infinite Campus into Naiku , and automatic score transfer to the gradebook.
Naiku announced today integration with Google Classroom, providing teachers and schools the ability to sync their classroom rosters and accounts, provide single sign-on for teachers and students, and streamline workflow with the Classroom Share button. Please see complete announcement here: Naiku Integrates with Google Classroom PR
Naiku was selected as a 2016 Readers’ Choice Top Product by District Administration, marking the 3rd straight year Naiku has been selected for this award. The award is selected on the basis of nominations from school district administrators across the country; please view the complete press release here.
Naiku and Infinite Campus announced today a partnership for integrating Naiku assessment software with the Infinite Campus SIS. The companies have achieved interoperability using the IMS LTI standard, demonstrating tasks such as single-signon from Infinite Campus to Naiku and transfer of assessment scores from Naiku to the Infinite Campus gradebook. See this Press Release for additional details.
Naiku announced today the release of BenchmarkNow!. BenchmarkNow! contains professionally developed and ready-to-use benchmark assessments in ELA and Math covering grades 3 – high school. Test questions include a variety of item types, including technology-enhanced, and are aligned to Common Core State Standards. With autoscoring and immediate, standards aligned reporting, teachers and administrative staff can quickly view student readiness for state tests. BenchmarkNow! is designed to be very easy to adopt and use. No training or account setup is required, and schools purchase on a per student/test basis, paying for … Read More
Naiku announced today the opening of the Spring 2016 Teacher Team School Grant program. The program is designed to support PLCs / Teacher Data Teams in the use of next generation assessment tools and instructional strategies. Schools interested in the use of common formative assessment, interim benchmark assessment, and learner-centric assessment to help inform and differentiate instruction and engage students for personalized learning are encouraged to apply at www.naiku.net/grants. The complete press release can be viewed here: Naiku Teacher Team School Grants – Spring 2016 PR
This seminar, co-sponsored by Clear Lake Community School District, is appropriate for K-12 teachers who want to create quality assessments and items in order to get meaningful and actionable results from their classroom assessment practice. The agenda includes a brief introduction to assessment theory and best practices, item writing guidelines, activities to identify and create “good” and “bad” items, and the opportunity to interact with teachers from a range of grades and subject areas. The seminar is intended to benefit all teachers desiring to improve their assessment and item writing; … Read More
One of the great features of Naiku is the ability to transfer scores directly into your gradebook. If you’re currently using one of your Function keys to do this score transfer (via the GradeCam plugin), please update to the latest version of the GradeCam plugin (188.8.131.52). You can find the latest version (released on November 2) here: https://downloads.gradecam.com/ Read More
Your students will see something new today when they take an assessment on Naiku. After teacher feedback, we have updated the User Interface (UI) for the Tell Me More, Confidence, and Calculator features. These will still be on the right side of the screen, but will now be drop down menus and pop-out displays. Hovering over the Confidence icon will produce a drop down menu for students to rate their confidence just as they did before. The More and Calc icons, when clicked, will produce pop-out items for Tell Me More … Read More