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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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Timely nudges with behavioural psychology: challenge and key ideas

February 10 2019

We can use behavioural psychology to nudge students in the right direction by making the desired action EAST: Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely.  This post summarises five strategies to make an action timely, and challenges you to apply them to help students study independently. Making it timely: key ideas To make actions (feel) timely, we […]

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Helping students maintain habits: encouraging persistence with behavioural psychology

January 27 2019

Students often take three steps forwards then two steps back.  Academic progress is not linear: students ‘learn’ and then forget.  Changes in student behaviour are no different.  We see how hard forming, changing and maintaining habits is in our own lives: we run, eat or sleep better for a while, then old habits reemerge.  We […]

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