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Insight from Greg Wright in EdNET Insight

EdNET Insight, from MDR, published an article written by Naiku CEO Greg Wright in their Voice From The Industry column. Mr. Wright provided his thoughts on “Being a Good EdTech Partner” where he offered his perspective on some of the unique challenges of responding to educator customers. In the article, he suggests that providing a product based fundamentally on educational research provides a more authentic platform to receive timely, specific, and actionable feedback from educator customers. This, coupled with processes for soliciting and acting upon feedback, increases the ability to … Read More


Eastview High School utilizes Naiku for ACT practice test

Approximately 500 Eastview High School students recently took a practice ACT Exam using Naiku, in order to prepare for the April 28th statewide testing date in Minnesota.  The use of Naiku provided teachers quick and detailed information about student performance, prompting Randy Peterson, EVHS Principal, to state “what an amazing formative opportunity for us to grow and develop our assessment future.” Students also received detailed information about their own performance directly within their own accounts.  Commenting on the benefits of the learner-centric assessment capabilities offered in Naiku, Dr. Todd Beach from … Read More


BenchmarkNow! is 2015 Finalist for edtech digest Cool Tool Award

edtech digest recently announced their 2015 Cool Tool Awards.  BenchmarkNow!, a free common core based assessment solution for educators from Naiku, was designated a Cool Tool Award finalist in the Assessment category.  BenchmarkNow! is cloud based assessment software that includes math and reading assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards.


3 Benefits of Next Generation Student Assessment

Naiku’s own Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong authored this article on Next Generation Student Assessment featured in SmartBlog on Education: http://smartblogs.com/education/2015/01/21/3-benefits-of-next-generation-student-assessment/?utm_source=brief


SmartBlog on Education features post by Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong

Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong’s article, “Student Assessments: Junk in, junk out” was featured today in SmartBlog on Education. See the complete article here: http://bit.ly/1ygDG96


Naiku announces Innovative Educator Grants

Naiku announced today the formation of an educational grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams. The grant program is valued at $250,000 and is available to innovative educators seeking to employ differentiated instruction and personalized learning practices and tools in their classroom. The complete press release can be read here: Naiku Innovative Educator Grants PR


Naiku announces support for Student Privacy Pledge

Naiku announced today support for the Student Privacy Pledge, a pledge by education technology providers to protect the privacy of students that is spearheaded by the Future of Privacy Forum and the Software and Information Industry Association. Naiku is one of 75 companies to sign the pledge, effective January 1st, and President Obama has challenged others to sign. Read the complete press release: Naiku Student Privacy Pledge PR


Tech & Learning review of Naiku for Teachers

Tech & Learning magazine reviews Naiku for Teachers in their January edition.  Read the full review here: http://bit.ly/1DmfSSB.


Finding the Right Next-Gen Assessment

Dr. Todd Beach, a district curriculum lead at ISD 196 in Rosemount, MN., discusses what to look for in a next-gen assessment solution in this article from Scholastic Administr@tor.


Scholastic Instructor recommends BenchmarkNow!

Scholastic Instructor selects BenchmarkNow! in a short list of recommended freebies for teachers. Entitled “High Marks” they highlight BenchmarkNow!’s ability to track student progress with ready-to-use assessments in math and reading. View the complete list here.


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