- To establish present levels of performance so that you can measure your child’s progress or to determine whether there has been sufficient progress.
- To objectively evaluate the child against predetermined criteria, such as end-of-the course testing.
- To compare your child’s performance against a larger group of children with similar characteristics at a similar age.
- To screen for learning problems so that more specialized testing may be done to pinpoint remedial treatments more precisely.
- To diagnose specific kinds of learning problems.
- To determine a child’s overall ability levels, both intelligence levels and aptitudes.
- To learn more about specific learning styles so you can tailor instruction effectively.
- To help you effectively plan instruction based on the child’s performance to date