Assessment

Naiku and Pearson Announce ISV Partnership

Naiku announced today a partnership with Pearson, whereby Pearson will include Naiku in their Independent Software Vendor (ISV) program for PowerSchool users. Oliver Wreford, Director of Business Development for Pearson, stated that “Naiku’s collaboration and interactive teacher-student feedback tools in their classroom assessment software are truly innovative. We are excited to have Naiku as part of our ISV program for PowerSchool users.” Download the full press release here: Naiku Pearson ISV PR final


Benchmark Now! Press Release

Naiku is pleased to announce Benchmark Now!, a free tool for math teachers to quickly measure their students’ knowledge of Common Core standards.  Benchmark Now! provides teachers a set of professionally developed, standards aligned assessments in grades 3-12, coupled with the Naiku assessment engine so teachers benefit from automatic scoring and reporting.  Download the full press release here: Naiku Benchmark Now PR


New Quick Question Features

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Naiku releases two new features to their popular web-based student response system Quick Question. This free on-line formative assessment tool now allows teachers to 1) create questions on the fly in Quick Question and 2) save the data from the session for later viewing.   When you launch Quick Question and start a question, you’ll notice that if you move your mouse over the question number, you can edit that field. This is where you type in (create) your question. In the figure below, you … Read More


Quick Key Press Release

Naiku is pleased to announce the availability of Quick Key, a new feature within the Naiku assessment platform.  Quick Key allows for use of existing paper based tests in PDF, DOC, or similar formats within Naiku, thereby providing the benefits of immediate automated scoring, standards aligned reporting, teacher-student feedback, and more.  Download the full press release here:    


Naiku Quick Key

We’ve heard from many Naiku users who’ve said something along these lines: “I already have my test created in Word. Can I use that test in Naiku?” “I’ve got my tests saved as PDF files. Can I import those into Naiku?”   The answer use to be “No, you can’t import each of those questions into Naiku. You can copy and paste them in item by item”.   Now, the answer is “Yes! You can import that Word or PDF file into Naiku.”   Introducing Quick Key™ If you already … Read More


Importing Examview Tests into Naiku

As an alternative to creating an assessment in Naiku, you can import an existing assessment. If you’ve already built your test in Examview, you can import that test into Naiku. Export to Blackboard Format First, export your test out of Examview into a Blackboard file format. Go to File, select Export, and choose Blackboard 7.1-9.0… Choose a filename for the test you are exporting. This will be exported as a .zip file.  Below, I’ve given the filename “Quiz 1” and have chosen to save it to my Desktop. On the next screen, … Read More


Google Forms – Naiku Comparison

We are sometimes asked how Naiku compares to Google Forms, a free general purpose survey tool, for use in assessment by schools.  In short, Naiku is specifically designed for educators and has many built-in features that promote teacher-student feedback, enhance collaboration, give greater insight into student performance by standard and save time.  The following table compares Naiku and Google Forms for educational use. Naiku – Google Forms comparison  


Quick Question Quick Tip #2

Engaging Students Without a Projector Did you know that you can easily share Quick Question class results with all of your students without the need for a projector?  Whether working with a small group in class or all your students outside of class, simply press the Send Results button and the class results will be instantly sent to every student device, in addition to your screen. (Sample Teacher and Student screenshots shown below)  Note that students can’t identify individual answers – only the teacher can do that.  So, the next … Read More


Quick Question Quick Tip #1

How To Identify Individual Student Answers Did you know that you can easily identify individual student answers when polling your students with Quick Question?  It’s easy – simply hover your mouse over the answer selection, and a pop-up box will highlight all those students (or teachers if you are using in a staff meeting!) that have responded.  See screenshot below as an example. Additional tips Interested in additional tips on how you can use your free Quick Question account?  Visit www.naiku.net/QuickQuestion.  And remember, if you like Quick Question, please share with … Read More


Naiku receives eSchool Media Readers’ Choice Award

MINNEAPOLIS, July 24, 2012 – Naiku announced today that, for the 2nd straight year, they received a Readers’ Choice Award from eSchool Media. The Honorable Mention award was given for the Naiku SaaS assessment platform, the only such product to receive a Readers’ Choice Award from eSchool Media this year. The Naiku platform is used by educators to quickly know what their students know – and don’t know – by state standard or learning objective. Perfect for 1:1 and/or BYOD implementations, students take standards aligned quizzes and tests on any … Read More


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