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.
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.
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.
Naiku announces enhanced support for standards-based grading in the latest release of the Naiku assessment software platform. The new features enable the instructional methods for standards-based grading outlined by Dr. Robert Marzano and complement the existing capability to measure, track, and view student proficiency by standard in Naiku.
Infinite Campus recently announced a partnership with Naiku to provide integrated assessment with their Student Information System to schools. Through the partnership Infinite Campus and their channel partners will offer Naiku’s comprehensive assessment software to their school clients. The products are integrated to automate setup and streamline workflow, including syncing of class rosters, single signon from Infinite Campus into Naiku , and automatic score transfer to the gradebook.
Naiku announced today integration with Google Classroom, providing teachers and schools the ability to sync their classroom rosters and accounts, provide single sign-on for teachers and students, and streamline workflow with the Classroom Share button. Please see complete announcement here: Naiku Integrates with Google Classroom PR
Naiku was selected as a 2016 Readers’ Choice Top Product by District Administration, marking the 3rd straight year Naiku has been selected for this award. The award is selected on the basis of nominations from school district administrators across the country; please view the complete press release here.
Naiku and Infinite Campus announced today a partnership for integrating Naiku assessment software with the Infinite Campus SIS. The companies have achieved interoperability using the IMS LTI standard, demonstrating tasks such as single-signon from Infinite Campus to Naiku and transfer of assessment scores from Naiku to the Infinite Campus gradebook. See this Press Release for additional details.
Naiku announced today the release of BenchmarkNow!. BenchmarkNow! contains professionally developed and ready-to-use benchmark assessments in ELA and Math covering grades 3 – high school. Test questions include a variety of item types, including technology-enhanced, and are aligned to Common Core State Standards. With autoscoring and immediate, standards aligned reporting, teachers and administrative staff can quickly view student readiness for state tests. BenchmarkNow! is designed to be very easy to adopt and use. No training or account setup is required, and schools purchase on a per student/test basis, paying for … Read More
Naiku announced today the opening of the Spring 2016 Teacher Team School Grant program. The program is designed to support PLCs / Teacher Data Teams in the use of next generation assessment tools and instructional strategies. Schools interested in the use of common formative assessment, interim benchmark assessment, and learner-centric assessment to help inform and differentiate instruction and engage students for personalized learning are encouraged to apply at www.naiku.net/grants. The complete press release can be viewed here: Naiku Teacher Team School Grants – Spring 2016 PR