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
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.
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
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 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 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 magazine reviews Naiku for Teachers in their January edition. Read the full review here: http://bit.ly/1DmfSSB.
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 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.
Naiku was selected by District Administration magazine as a recipient of their Reader’s Choice Top 100 products of 2014. With over 2,400 products nominated this year, Naiku is pleased to be recognized by administrators nationwide for this award.