Teachers tend to follow the school curricula and other administrative tools to evaluate a student’s learning outcomes. Every teacher has their own style of teaching and has a goal for what he or she wants their students to learn. Organizations in states like Ohio are training teachers to make customized assessments.
This article suggests three ways teachers can provide purposeful and effective assessments to students. One is to give exams with an aim of clarifying specific information. Second, analyze test results to pinpoint areas your students need explanation. Finally, collaborate with colleagues as this will help see student’s flaws and confusions to better improve their understanding of materials.