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How Your Students May Be Cheating

How Your Students May Be Cheating

Your students may be cheating, but do you know how? Here’s what to watch out for:

• Stealing a copy of a test

• Helping someone else cheat

• Stealing a test key

• Pretending to sharpen pencils while looking for answers instead

• Passing notes during a test

• Telling classmates who have not taken a test what was on it

• Copying answers during a test

• Plagiarism

• Listening to headphones

• Writing answers on a water bottle or gum or candy wrapper

• Writing answers on the desk

• Sitting on a cheat sheet

• Hiding cheat notes under the bill of a baseball cap

• Hiding cheat notes under a watch

• Turning in someone else’s essays or papers

• Using an online site to purchase a research paper

• Writing answers on clothing or shoes

• Putting cheat sheets on the floor or under a classmate’s desk

• Copying homework

• Wearing sunglasses to hide wandering eyes

• Texting information during a test

• Programming a calculator

• Getting notes out of a book bag or purse

• Having a parent do the work

• Reading summaries instead of an assigned book

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