So take time today to implement a few simple changes to address the cheating crisis.
Stop It Before It Starts
Establish a Clear Policy of Rules and Repercussions
Establish a clear policy and tell students in advance – points off the test, a zero, a letter home. Make sure it’s in line with any school or district policies, but make sure it has “teeth.” A gentle reminder about the policy during a test may be all you need to persuade a potential cheater to keep her eyes on her own paper.