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Posts tagged "cheating"
November 13, 2012
So, if you want your students to cheat less, talk less about students “cheating,” and more about students being “cheaters” — and encourage them not to “be cheaters.
July 3, 2012
…if people perceive that cheating is running rampant, what are the chances that next year’s students will adopt even more lenient moral standards…
-Classroom Ethics 101 by Dan Ariely
March 8, 2012
The naïve folk belief is that cheating never used to be a problem. It’s always been a problem.
-Robert Bramucci, Students using high-tech tricks
February 19, 2012
If we convey to students that we think their job is exclusively to get good grades, if we frame their success as being defined by their GPA, if we demand or exact their compliance by issuing extrinsic rewards, our school cultures will become cheating cultures.
August 29, 2011
…cheating is hard to detect because despite recent scandals, it is still very rare. ‘Only 1 or 2 percent, maybe, of educators don’t follow the rules’…
July 26, 2011
Maybe it’s time to think more carefully about how we want to educate in the first place, and stop worrying so much about tests.
June 1, 2011
April 14, 2011
April 1, 2011
Race to Nowhere points to the silent epidemic in our schools: cheating has become commonplace, students have become disengaged, stress-related illness, depression and burnout are rampant, and young people arrive at college and the workplace unprepared and uninspired.
March 13, 2011
…the more we focus on all the clever ways youngsters can cheat, the more likely we are to ignore the fact that the biggest single factor in escalating academic dishonesty is the failure of parents and teachers to diligently teach, enforce, advocate, and model personal integrity. It’s the adults, not the kids, who have the greatest responsibility to create an ethical culture that nurtures the virtues of honor, honesty, and fairness.
-Cheating Isn’t the Problem by Michael Josephson (Character Counts)