6 Ways Naiku supports AVID in schools

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AVID – Advancement Via Individual Determination – is a non-profit that helps thousands of schools shift to a more equitable and student-centered approach. Naiku is a student-centric assessment solution that helps turn assessment into a learning experience where students are more engaged and take more ownership over their own learning. This article highlights 6 ways that teachers can use Naiku in an AVID school. Tweet

Ensuring Assessment Integrity

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Valid student assessment data is a key component of teacher data-driven instruction, teacher collaboration in successful PLC teams, and school/district educational decision making. Student cheating can adversely affect the quality of assessment data and can be a concern anytime, and particularly in remote learning environments. This white paper offers tips and strategies to minimize student cheating and increase the integrity of assessment data. Tweet

Naiku offers support to schools affected by Coronavirus

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Naiku, Inc. announced today that it is offering free school subscriptions of Naiku assessment software to schools affected by the Coronavirus. These subscriptions are valid through June 30, 2020. Naiku will also provide setup, training, and support services for the schools. Interested schools can request a demo here or simply contact us. Naiku is comprehensive, fully-cloud based assessment software that schools use to easily measure, track, and view student proficiency. Staff and students can readily use Naiku remotely for assessment during digital learning days. Staff can also collaborate remotely on … Read More

Increasing Teaching and Learning through Interim Benchmark Assessments

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Benchmark assessments occupy an important space between frequent formative assessment and end-of-year summative assessment in a balanced assessment process. In Maximizing Benchmark Assessments: Increasing Student Achievement and Success, Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong outlines the benefits of and keys to successful interim benchmark assessments and provides guidance on how to optimize student learning from benchmark assessments within a balanced assessment process. Tweet

Improving Teacher-Developed Assessments and Items

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While significant research supports the use of frequent formative classroom assessment to aid teaching and learning, teachers often lack appropriate training to adequately develop and evaluate the quality of their assessments and items. In this white paper, Dr. Nhouyvanisvong offers guidance on how to create test blueprints, write cognitively rigorous items, and improve the items based on judgmental review and on item and test statistics. Tweet

Moving Beyond Multiple Choice Items for Effective Classroom Assessment

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Educators know that multiple choice tests can be limiting, but knowing how, and when, to move beyond multiple choice for effective classroom assessment within time and other constraints can be challenging. In this free white paper, Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong offers guidance on how to effectively engage students and obtain a better understanding of student knowledge through better assessment. He outlines item writing guidelines, methods for assessing student knowledge beyond multiple choice, and offers guidance with specific examples to create effective everyday classroom assessment using a variety of question item types Download … Read More

Naiku adds Desmos calculators

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Desmos calculators are now integrated with Naiku digital assessment software for schools to use with their students. Available options include a four function calculator, scientific calculator, and a graphing calculator. These calculators, like other student tools available in Naiku, can be optionally provided to students on a per question basis as a student aid in test-taking. Desmos calculators are also used in many state assessments, so students can use the same tool on tests in Naiku as they do on their state test. Tweet

Practice ACT tests available in Naiku

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A suite of released ACT tests are now available for educators to use in Naiku. All complete tests are segmented into individual timed section tests (Reading, Math, etc) for easy test administration. All question items are coded to ACT section and subsection; in combination with the automatic scoring and standards-aligned reporting in Naiku, teachers and administrators can easily measure and track proficiency for students, classes, schools, and the district. Tweet

Practice SAT and PSAT tests available in Naiku

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A suite of released SAT and PSAT tests are now available for educators to use in Naiku. In addition to giving students practice with the timed SAT and PSAT tests, the inclusion in Naiku allows educators to easily score and view performance by SAT/PSAT section, subsection, and cross-section for students, classes, schools, and the district. The tests are segmented into individual timed sections for easy test administration, and educators can easily find and use these tests by searching for SAT or PSAT within Naiku. Tweet

We are Naiku: Thomas County Schools

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Thomas County Schools serves over 5,800 students across six schools in southern Georgia. As part of a strategic plan to invest in technology for their students and teachers, the district chose Naiku to create, administer, and score their district assessments. Download this case study to learn how Thomas County Schools used Naiku and the SAMR model to make a successful transition to digital learning and assessments. Case Study – Thomas County Schools. Tweet

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