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Assessment often carries a negative connotation, but it is as important as curriculum and instruction and needs to be viewed as a positive enhancement of learning. To be comprehensive, assessment must be authentic, resembling the classroom experience or “real life experience.” To effectively use any assessment methods, teachers must constantly evaluate the success of the methods used. Teachers should reflect often on assessment and ask questions, such as “Have students learned what they were supposed to learn? What concepts do students have trouble with, and why are they having trouble?" Reflection can improve assessment and will essentially improve learning.