For Educators

Educators use KITE to accurately measure and track applicants’ and students’ English language proficiency, with scores aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Admit, place, and advance students based on individual proficiency profiles.

Pinpoint student ability level in specific skills.

Measure learning using our patent-pending progress-tracking engine.

Compare performance across schools, classes, students, and instructors.

Personalize study plans for individual students.

Inform and adapt group instruction based on individual student abilities.

Evaluate the effectiveness of English language curriculum.

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KITE five features
KITE data-driven decision making feature

Data-driven Decision Making

KITE’s advanced cohorting and data-tracking features empower institutions to make informed decisions about placement and progression.

Utilize KITE reporting to evaluate the effectiveness of your curriculum and compare performance across schools, classes, students, and instructors.

KITE on 3 Devices

Mobile Enabled

KITE can be used on any internet-enabled device, including desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones.

Adaptive

KITE’s computer-adaptive Item Response Theory (IRT) engine assesses proficiency with a much higher degree of accuracy compared to fixed assessments.

By continuously estimating ability, KITE chooses items that target each student’s precise skill level. 

This innovative technology results in an improved testing experience and reduced test times for students of all levels. 

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KITE Valid & Reliable feature

Valid & Reliable

KITE assesses English language proficiency as specified by the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the most widely accepted framework for describing language ability. It is also scientifically equated to IELTS, the most globally administered standardized English language proficiency exam.

KITE uses an Item Response Theory (IRT) algorithm and advanced psychometric analyses to ensure precise measurement and high reliability of scores.

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KITE Consultants

The KITE team addresses the specific needs of our individual clients. We support institutions as they define goals and objectives, set strategies, and educate stakeholders. We provide guidance in implementing and maximizing the use of KITE to enhance data-driven decision making.

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Individualized Feedback

KITE provides instant results, identifies areas of improvement, and recommends skills to:

  • Personalize study plans for individual students

  • Inform and adapt group instruction

Progress Tracking

KITE cumulatively tracks the progress of each individual student.  This first-of-its-kind technology provides a highly accurate and comprehensive snapshot of progress over time. 

This powerful feature allows you to compare performance across schools, classes, students, and instructors.

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Learn More

Download our white paper for more information about KITE development, validity, reliability, and score reporting.