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Technology & Cheating

According to a 2009 study by U.S. News and World Report, nearly one out of three teenagers are using mobile devices to obtain test answers.  What is more frightening is “nearly 1 in 4 students thinks that accessing notes on a cell phone, texting friends with answers or using a phone to search the Internet for answers during a test isn’t cheating.

What are educators to do?  There are a variety of anti-cheating technologies available, such as text-matching software and cheat-proof tests available.  Check www.google.com or bing.com

Of course, students may believe that you are cheating  if you catch them cheating.

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