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Harry Fletcher-Wood

Harry Fletcher-Wood taught in Japan and India before training with Teach First and spending six years in London schools. During this time he taught history, organised university applications and was a head of department. Most recently, his increasing interest in the fine detail of teacher improvement led to him taking responsibility for continuing professional development within his school and teacher-training with Teach for Sweden. His current role involves researching teaching to help improve Teach First’s effectiveness. He blogs regularly at improvingteaching.co.uk and tweets sporadically as @hfletcherwood.

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Ticked Off

Ticked Off by Harry Fletcher-Wood introduces teachers to the checklist,…

Don’t Change the Light Bulbs

Curated by Rachel Jones, Don’t Change the Light Bulbs offers…

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Deep learning 3: teaching to develop students’ mental models – responsive teaching update

January 19 2020

A classic paper describes the mental model of American history used by a teacher of thirty-seven years’ experience.  He sees many ways to organise and segment American history, but he believes the most effective structure tells “the struggle of Americans to get their ‘share of the American pie’ (Ibid., p.62).”  Having chosen this structure, what […]

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Deep learning (2): structuring and organising knowledge – responsive teaching update

December 01 2019

What comes next? James I, Charles, I, Charles II, James II, _________ 2, 3, 5, 7, __ Je suis allé, je vais, j’irai; j’ai été, je suis, _________ A B A B C D C D E F E F _ _ Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, _______ Some of these clues may feel frustratingly cryptic: […]

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