Many people believe that formal “pen and paper” examinations are not the best method of assessing educational achievement. Discuss this view and give your own opinion.

Traditional examinations with
pen
and
paper
play an integral part in evaluating the academic results of the students. Currently, with the development of the education system, many people argued that
this
way is not optimal to assess education achievement.
This
essay will discuss both pros and cons of
this
method.
To begin
with, there are some positive influences of applying conventional examinations in schools.
First
and foremost, taking exams makes students have more motivation to study hard. Since the formal exams indicate the score and rank of students in the class, pupils will try my best not only to not fall behind with their studies but
also
to to to gain good results.
Additionally
, formal "
pen
and
paper
" examinations are equal to all students. In detailed, traditional examinations require students to sit an exam, which has the same condition and level so cheating will not occur. On the other hands, there are some drawbacks of considering formal examinations as the best method to assess the results of students.
Firstly
, that attending exam is a compulsory way can create reliable pressure for scholars. It is seen that when students study under pressure, they will fell tired and
as a result
, these learners will not make the grade in studying.
Secondly
, "
pen
and
paper
" examinations are not fair to students who are bad at performing knowledge in the
paper
.
For instance
, a huge number of scholars have the advantages of verbal performance rather than in writing. Others are better at body movements of different talents
such
as dancing or acting.
Therefore
, schools should carry out versatile kinds of skills in exams to provide fail opportunities for students who are good at different aspects.
Moreover
, to remember and use the knowledge in the life, students must practise again and again,
hence
, continuous assessment at all times ought to be implemented to evaluate students' achievements. In conclusion,
although
there are a lot of benefits which formal "
pen
and
paper
" examinations bring, I strongly believe that the variety of types of examinations are more essential for education in the modern life.
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