Episode 20: 5 Ways Your Students Are Cheating Right Now

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Cheating in schools is nothing new, but the who and how of cheating seems to be changing.

In today's episode, Danielle and Nicole discuss some staggering statistics as awareness is the first step of addressing this widespread problem before delving into some strategies students are using to get away with academic dishonesty.

When it comes to cheating, technology can be a double edged sword. While we have more resources to help us detect or prevent cheating, students also have more access to tools that make cheating easier than ever. In this episode, we discuss 5 ways students are cheating right now based on information provided in testimonials given by students and colleagues. For each modern day cheating technique, we feature tips for detecting or preventing this issue before it enters your classroom.

In this episode, you’ll hear

How rampant cheating is, where it may start, and what types of students are now most likely to be involved (and their justification) What types of work are most susceptible to having answer keys found online What items students absolutely should not have on their desks How to prevent students from changing answers after assessments have been handed back How air dropping photos and AirPods in particular can be used for cheating

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