• Assessment is an important part of the curriculum; it is a part of the learning experience, not separate from it. Here are some of the purposes of assessment:
     
    • Opportunity for students to demonstrate what they know and are able to do.
    • Determine whether students are meeting the learning objectives.
    • Modify the curriculum and individualize instruction accordingly.
    • Identify students with special needs.
    • Provide teachers with objective information for grading.
    • Motivate students to improve their performance.
    • Evaluate effectiveness of programs
    • Communicate student progresss with parents, school, and community.