chapter  13
ByAnn Barnes
Pages 31

Tests should be a help, not a hindrance. They should act as a guide to both student and teacher as to progress made, level of proficiency attained, gaps to be filled, misinterpretations and misconceptions, and the need for further learning or further teaching. We must avoid tests that merely place hurdles or obstacles in the path of our students, upsetting and confusing them with no particular gain from the experience.