Posts Tagged: Assessments

Naiku Quick Tip: Creating Ordering Questions

The ordering item type gives students a randomized list of items and asks them to unscramble them into the correct order. It is a very strong item because it engages students in a higher order thinking process than simple recall and respond type questions. To setup an ordering question in Naiku, create a new assessment and then add and ordered question. Then edit the ordered type with the directions and the list of terms you want students to organize. Be sure to write them in the correct order. Naiku will … Read More

Common Core State Standards

This is a guest blog from Takeshi Terada. Takeshi’s interests are in educational policy and assessment. He is particularly interested in data-driven educational evaluation, policy-making & analysis, and decision-making systems in K-12 education that apply both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, mostly using assessment test scores. Takeshi is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and can be reached at Starting in October, Takeshi will be a Program Associate providing program and research support to the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) at Achieve, … Read More

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