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    Rules for Tests and Quizzes

    Rules for Tests and Quizzes
    When your students take quizzes and tests, they should not cheat and they should not disturb others who may be struggling with an answer. You can prevent both of these from invalidating an assignment by teaching and enforcing rules for your students to follow while taking a quiz or test. These rules will make it easier for you to give quizzes ...
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    What to Do When You Suspect a Student of Cheating

    What to Do When You Suspect a Student of Cheating
    When you suspect a student of cheating, be certain you have enough evidence before you speak to the student. Begin by speaking privately with the child. Do not be confrontational; instead, remain calm as you present your point of view. If, after talking with the student, you are still sure that cheating has taken place; you must follow your school’s guidelines ...
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    Everyone Cheats, Right?

    Everyone Cheats, Right?
    There have been several recent, spectacular incidents of academic cheating. Involving hundreds of students across the nation, the recent wave of cheating incidents have involved students breaking into schools, buying term papers online, passing down a school master key from student to student, and other brazen activities. A 2002 survey by the Josephson Institute of Ethics of 12,000 high-school students found ...
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    28 Ways to Build Persistent & Confident Students

    28 Ways to Build Persistent & Confident Students
    One of the most frustrating situations for any teacher occurs when seemingly capable students won’t finish simple assignments or, even worse, won’t even attempt assignments that appear to be even slightly challenging. Students who stop working at the first moment of perceived difficulty are even more perplexing because their lack of persistence is often confused with laziness. While it may be ...
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    The Measure of a Student

    The Measure of a Student
    State assessments are always good as an educational conversation-starter. We like to talk about high-stakes tests, teaching to the test, and whether such exams are a true measure of learning in the classroom. Like it or not, we take such exams seriously, seeing them as a measure of the student ... and the teacher. Earlier this week, Eduflack was told a ...
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    Note Taking 101

    Note Taking 101
    Years ago, when I was in high school, my note taking consisted of copying every word the teacher said. I didn’t really comprehend anything but I was writing it all down. Then when I got home, I would reread the information, and underline the important things. What a lot of time was wasted by doing it this way. The reason I ...
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