"I chose this as a means to truly assess my students’ strengths and weaknesses and to guide them towards success."
I truly don't understand. Are you not a teacher? Can you not see your students? Do you not pay attention to their work, their responses to discussion, their achievements in your classroom? How could turning data points into a chart give you any greater understanding of your students' strengths and weaknesses?
I'm not anti-information. But as a teacher doing real live look-at-persons assessments, I can take in a thousand points of information. I can see if Johnny is distracted when he tries to answer, if he looks baffled or bored, if he answered quickly or searched, if he was stumbling or certain. As a real live human being, I can process far more information than your chart, which ultimately has to turn a complex human interaction into a single number.
It's like you're a doctor, and you have a choice of running tests on every aspect of the patient's physical and mental status, but instead you just write down his height and throw out everything else.
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