Posts Tagged: Constructed-Response

Naiku Quick Tip: Constructing Better Constructed Response Items

As a middle school math teacher, my go-to assessment item type was constructed response. I loved the item for its ability to be created quickly compared to thinking through multiple-choice answers and the freedom it gave me to get a better understanding of student learning and misconceptions. There are a few ways to customize the constructed-response item type in Naiku to make this item even more helpful. I’ll show three examples to demonstrate some of the ways you can upgrade your constructed-response items. BASIC QUESTION The first example (above) is the run-of-the-mill … Read More


Naiku Quick Tip: Scoring CR and Essay Items

Did you know that you can score/grade constructed-response and essay questions before closing the test?   Quick Tip: When you have a mix of item types (MC, CR, Essay) on your test, you can start to score those extended response CR or Essay items before closing the test. As each student finishes his or her test, you can grade those items immediately for that student. Go to the Progress view page (Click on Progress). For students who have finished the test, click on Edit. This allows you to score the CR and … Read More



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