A Session on “Enhancing Educational Effectiveness: A Comprehensive Exploration of Assessment Tools” was organised for the S.Y. B.Ed. students on 11th December 2023, which aimed to instill an innovative outlook towards evaluation methods, focusing on how assessments can effectively enhance students’ critical thinking skills. The session was conducted by Dr. Farah Shaikh, an alumnus of PCER Chembur and IB Physics teacher of Dr. Pillai Global Academy, Gorai. The event comprehensively covered both formative and summative assessment aspects, seamlessly integrating them with various activities tailored to different subjects. A highlight of the session was the engaging Black out newspaper activity, designed to foster creative thinking and analytical skills. The session culminated with a crucial insight into the significance of employing the right command words in lesson planning. Overall, the session succeeded in fostering an appreciation for innovative assessment methods and their pivotal role in nurturing students’ intellectual growth.