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New Year’s Resolutions

Ten things you should give up in 2018 for the sake of learning

When we asked Stephen Heppell what he’d get rid of in next generation learning spaces, one of the things he suggested was instant coffee. “We learn from sport that the aggregation of little marginal gains makes a big difference” he said. “If we want everyone in our schools to be the best they can possibly be, every little detail matters. Teachers are scarce and valuable professionals: they deserve decent coffee.” It wasn’t quite what we had in mind, though – we were thinking of practical and physical things in the classroom (and he helped us put that together too). So here’s what we think you ought to be giving up in 2018 and beyond.

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