Interactive Achievement Collaborates with KDS to Meet Advance Assessment Demands

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 9, 2016

FREMONT, CA: Recently, Key Data Systems (KDS) and Interactive Achievement (IA) announced a partnership to offer educators an expanded storehouse of items that are used to create formative assessments.  The partnership will bestow TRAC item bank with new items. TRAC is the global platform that captures, assesses and shares baseline due diligence information on organizations and individuals.

KDS offers a wide range of reports, longitudinal data profiles, data management systems, and assessment tools that provide valuable information allowing for data driven decision-making. IA was founded in 2006 by educators searching for improved assessment and reporting tools to enable both students and teachers to achieve success. Educators now have access to nearly 80000 content items to form formative assessments to measure student learning and inform instruction with the aid of IA’s assessment platform clubbed with KDS’s Inspect item bank. 200 pre-built assessments along with 27000 items in the subjects of Math and ELA for grades K-12 is included in the Inspect item bank.

By utilizing the TRAC platform, pre-built assessments and content creation from IA’s item banks are used by the teaching fraternity. Things in the substance banks, including the Inspect platform, are composed proficiently and painstakingly curated by experts to adjust to thoroughness and profundity of today's measures. Meticulous assessments can be created by the selection of item types that include more innovative options like multiple choice, constructed response and Technology Enhanced Items (TEI). Clients can avail the Inspect Item Bank for a nominal fee and it allows seamless integration with TRAC.

 “Adding Inspect to our product lineup gives educators more variety and flexibility in creating assessments that are fresh and tailored to their students’ needs,” says Jonathan Hagmaier, CEO of Interactive Achievement.