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Harry Fletcher-Wood
History teacher, turned education researcher, turned Associate Dean at the Institute for Teaching
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Harry Fletcher-Wood 21h
Turning students' good intentions into action: a simple technique
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Harry Fletcher-Wood 21h
Replying to @ollie_lovell
:)
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Harry Fletcher-Wood 21h
Replying to @ollie_lovell
Thanks!
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Oliver Lovell Dec 9
Better planning: better teaching, better learning [a template] one of the classics. Highly usable, via
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Dec 9
Beyond 'I will': implementation intentions to encourage student action -
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Dec 2
Last call - lightbulb moments for teachers: threshold concepts in teacher education
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Dec 1
Which of these four kinds of teacher development actually work?
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 28
Replying to @HFletcherWood
It was fascinating, taught me a huge amount, and sticks with me 15 years later. You can draw whatever moral you like from this story, or, more usefully, listen to In Our Time discussing The Twelfth Century Renaissance (feat. the lecturer, Giles Gasper):
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 28
Replying to @HFletcherWood
...the course was something called intellectual history (which I'd also never heard of), and dealt with all sorts of people and ideas I knew nothing about: Abelard and Heloise, stained glass windows, the 'Discovery of the Individual', monastic plainsong, lethal Oxbridge brawls...
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 28
At the end of my first year at university, I signed up for a course on The Crusades (exciting) and went off for the summer. When I returned, the course had disappeared and I found myself on its replacement: 'The Twelfth Century Renaissance' - (which I'd never heard of)...
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 28
Sending parents information about the importance of maths and science, and encouraging them to talk to their children about it, increased students' participation in maths and science high school courses:
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 28
Replying to @MrGmpls
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 27
Replying to @Shakila35878105
Thanks - what are you looking for in particular? (You've seen the suggestions on each chapter?)
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 27
This is a truly excellent blog by on how and why to use routines to reduce cognitive load for yourself as a teacher:
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 27
How likely are people to litter? In condition A, 33%, condition B, 69%. Fascinating paper on Broken Windows shows the small things (breaches of injunctive norms) matter: researchers even managed to use graffiti and litter to increase theft!
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 27
Professional development comes in four kinds - but only two of them are effective.
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 26
How can we promote lightbulb moments for teachers?
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 25
Replying to @mikehobbiss
Fair point, inasmuch as education is not a science. But the idea of basic vs applied research in education makes sense to me.
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Harry Fletcher-Wood Nov 25
Replying to @rosinanoor
Hi Rosina, it's on the blog, , on the About page.
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CEM at Durham Uni Nov 23
's book ‘Responsive Teaching’ got me thinking about the limits of using single-question assessments, such as hinge questions and exit tickets, as a basis for decisions about what to teach to whom.’ Read Part 1 of ’s blog:
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