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
Naiku was again selected by District Administration magazine as a “Reader’s Choice Top Product” for 2015, following a 2014 selection. Winners were compiled from over 2,100 nominations and endorsements from district administrators received in 2015 and were announced in the magazine’s December issue. See the complete press release here: Naiku DA Top 100 2015 PR
Naiku was featured this week in an EdTech Review of 7 Great Easy to Use Tools for Student Assessment and Grading.
PowerSchool, as part of their newly announced PowerSchool ISV Partner Badging System, has certified Naiku assessment software in all three areas of Single Sign On, Data Exchange, and User Experience for integration with PowerSchool. Naiku is one of just 15 software products, and the only assessment product, to have received certification badges. The complete press release can be read here: Naiku PowerSchool Certification PR
Naiku announced today the opening of applications for the Fall 2015 Teacher Team School Grant program. The program will award 30 schools with grants to support teacher teams in the use of next-generation, learner-centric assessment and will incorporate expert-led professional development and software resource tools. The complete press release can be read here: Naiku Teacher Team School Grants – Fall 2015.
The September issue of Language Magazine features a cover story article by Naiku’s own Dr. Adisack Nhouyvasnivong. Entitled “Focus on the Student”, the article explains how improved assessment can increase personalized learning for all students. The article can be found on page 28 of the latest issue here.
Naiku announced today the integration of the Project 2061 science bank. The bank, comprised of over 600 items developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), covers middle and early high school science subjects and is freely available to science educators using Naiku in partnership with the AAAS. In addition, Naiku has curated 36 summative and formative assessments from these items that are also freely available within Naiku. The complete press release can be read here: Naiku Project 2061 PR.
Naiku announced today that Moorhead Area Public Schools (MN) chooses Naiku as their assessment solution for the district. The district of 6,000 students valued Naiku’s direct connection to their SIS, PowerSchool, and that they could use existing teacher and district created assessments in a variety of formats, including Schoolnet, ExamView, Word, PDF, and more, as well as create and share their own. Read the complete announcement here: Naiku Moorhead PR
Naiku announces increased integration with PowerSchool®, enhancing interoperability between Naiku’s award-winning and learner-centric assessment software and PowerSchool, the SIS market share leader. This increased interoperability enhances ease-of-use and security for PowerSchool educators with direct connection for bi-directional transmission of data between PowerSchool and Naiku. The complete press release can be read here: Naiku PowerSchool PR.
Dr. Todd Beach, District Curriculum Lead at ISD 196, discusses in the SmartBlog on Education post “Using next generation assessments to personalize learning, drive instruction”, how the district has used next generation assessment practice to obtain standards based student achievement data to drive instruction and personalize learning. We’re proud that ISD 196 and Dr. Beach use Naiku to accomplish this!