Naiku, Inc. Announces Release of Reading Tests with Benchmark Now!™
Naiku provides free assessment app to aid ELA teachers in assessing student proficiency on Common Core standards
MINNEAPOLIS, September 25, 2013 – Naiku announced today the addition of Reading Comprehension tests with Benchmark Now!™, a free online assessment application designed to help teachers quickly identify students’ knowledge and skills as measured by the Common Core State Standards. Benchmark Now! runs on Naiku’s award winning cloud-based assessment engine, allowing students to use any web-enabled device and giving teachers automatic scoring and immediate, standards-aligned reporting.
“We are excited to add these Reading Comprehension tests to Benchmark Now!” said Greg Wright, Chief Executive Officer for Naiku. The response to our recent release of BenchmarkNow! with Math assessments has been tremendous, and the most requested addition suggested by teachers has been Reading Comprehension tests.”
Naiku’s team of educational assessment professionals has curated the Benchmark Now! assessments using Common Core standards aligned question items from a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt item bank that is fully integrated into Naiku. Teachers can find out more information, including how to sign up for a free Benchmark Now! account, via www.naiku.net/benchmarknow.
Naiku is devoted to improving K-12 learning by providing next generation classroom assessment solutions on an open, SaaS based platform. Naiku provides educators the ability to readily measure and monitor student progress using any web enabled device and engage students more deeply through unique teacher-student interactive feedback tools. Naiku allows educators to create, share, import and deliver standards aligned quizzes and tests in any subject area. With automated scoring and built-in reports, teachers can inform and differentiate their instruction and data can be shared across the school and district to enhance best practices. With Naiku, Better Assessment leads to Better Learning.