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New online tool helps measure Common Core math readiness

By eSchool News Staff
August 21st, 2013

Online assessment company Naiku has released a free tool to help educators measure their students’ readiness for the new Common Core math exams.

Called “Benchmark Now!,” the service contains ready-to-use assessments using questions from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and delivered through Naiku’s cloud-based assessment engine, giving teachers immediate, standards-aligned reporting on student and class performance.

“We recognize the importance for teachers to provide benchmark assessments to understand student knowledge at any time,” said Greg Wright, chief executive officer for Naiku, in a statement. “We’ve designed Benchmark Now! so teachers can quickly and easily assess their students’ knowledge of the Common Core Math Standards using any web-enabled device.”

While the service is available free of charge, it does require registration.

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