Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Thoughts Without Words: Encouraging Cheating

Darren has a nice little story about a principle who told a teacher that by having multiple forms of a test, he is encouraging cheating. This is what the principle said about the different forms;

“You are creating an expectation that students will cheat,” Martel recalls Cahall saying. “By creating that expectation, they will rise to your expectation.”

Wow! I guess there are a lot of us teachers out there encouraging cheating then. Here is the full article from the Washington Post.

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