Many of these children that I have seen are actually gifted, but they do not have a way to express their way of learning. Sometimes these placement tests are accurate but other times they are not. Part of our job is to discern what learning disabilities a child has and look for ways to assist them.
An ethical issue is that sometimes we are asked to do testing that no one is qualified to do. We do send children out to be tested in these cases but it is difficult when other agencies expect that we can do everything.
The role of testing and assessment in small business is important because it is important that all people within a business understand how to work together. It is also important for individuals to take charge of their careers inside a company so that when openings happen they are able to take advantage of them.
One of the tests that I would use in business would be the Values Scale. This test gives an understanding of 21 values that are relevant to work and an individuals life roles. I would use this instrument to help the employee understand their own values and to help the employer understand how this individuals values may fit into the organization. I would ask that employees take this test within the first year of their employment in order to help them understand how to shape their values with those of the company.
The second test that I would use is the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. I would use this to start a dialogue between employees to help them understand each other better. This is very good with management but it would also be used with other employees. T
One challenge to testing and assessment in business is the fact that testing of any kind is controversial because the perception of testing is that it is used to keep certain types of people out of an