Education

The unexpected effects of students cheating during e-learning

How teachers prevent cheating during distance learning

Cheating isn’t new among most students. Distance learning means there are even more opportunities to cheat, making it an even more serious concern for some teachers because they cannot monitor what their students are doing all the time. Tools, such as cheat sheets or...

The unexpected effects of students cheating during e-learning

How teachers prevent cheating during distance learning

Cheating isn’t new among most students. Distance learning means there are even more opportunities to cheat, making it an even more serious concern for some teachers because they cannot monitor what their students are doing all the time. Tools, such as cheat sheets or...

Students gravitate to technology as a way of cheating

Students gravitate to technology as a way of cheating

Students have joked, "If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough." And although students may laugh off the comment in a nonchalant way, the reality is... they're not kidding. Cheating is a common phenomenon among high schoolers and continues to grow at an...

Opinion: End the grading system in K-12 schools

Opinion: End the grading system in K-12 schools

Dating back to 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece, grades were never once used. Yet, it still spawned the greatest thinkers and writers of all time. Instead of applying grades, they used formative assessment to evaluate if a pupil understood the material being taught....

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Educated people throughout history like Thomas Jefferson, Aristotle and many others were not given “grades” in school. Now, in a world where college acceptance rates are shrinking, good grades are more vital than ever. What used to be a major accomplishment is now a...

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Your clock has just turned 9 p.m. You know your parents are going to come back home soon and you still have to do your homework, but this series is just so good and you really just want to finish this episode. You have been watching this series on your electronic...

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