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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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Helping students choose well: making it seem like a good idea at the time

October 14 2018

Would you rather: Snack on fruit or chocolate? Watch Schindler’s List or Four Weddings and a Funeral? Your answer may depend – in part – on how far in advance you are asked.  When choosing a snack for today or a film for tonight, people tend to choose the less ‘virtuous’ option: junk food, romantic […]

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Helping students get started: making it easy with behavioural psychology

September 30 2018

Mark’s class seem unwilling to begin the lesson’s first task.  He wants them to begin learning independently, without nagging or reminders… We can use behavioural psychology to nudge students in the right direction by making desired actions EAST: Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely.  I posed Mark’s classroom challenge in a previous post; this post shares […]

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