WorldCat Identities

Hart, Susan 1947-

Works: 6 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 2,550 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: LB1025.3, 370.1523
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susan Hart
Learning without limits by Susan Hart( )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The style and language used by the authors make the book readable and therefore a book that practising teachers can actively use as a guide to improve their practice ... it is amply demonstrated that teaching can and should be an activity whose primary focus is to enhance students' learning capacity and not limit it."--"Journal of Inservice Education." Why do some teachers insist on teaching without recourse to judgements about ability? What are the key principles on which they draw as they organize and provide for learning? What is the significance of their alternative approach for classrooms in the 21st century? This book explores ways of teaching that are free from determinist beliefs about ability. In a detailed critique of the practices of ability labelling and ability-focussed teaching, "Learning without Limits" examines the damage these practices can do to young people, teachers and the curriculum. Drawing on a research project at the University of Cambridge, the book features nine vivid case studies (from Year 1 to Year 11) that describe how teachers have developed alternative practices despite considerable pressure on them and on their schools and classrooms.; The authors analyze these case studies and identify the key concept of transformability as a distinguishing feature of these teachers' approach. They construct a model of pedagogy based on transformability: the mind-set that children's futures as learners are not pre-determined, and that teachers can help to strengthen and ultimately transform young people's capacity to learn through the choices they make. The book shows how transformability-based teaching can play a central role in constructing an alternative improvement agenda. This book will inspire teachers, student teachers, lecturers and policy makers, as well as everyone who has a stake in how contemporary education and practice affect children's future lives and life chances
Improving classroom behaviour : new directions for teachers and pupils by Denis Mongon( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doing practitioner research differently by Marion Dadds( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book encourages those embarking on practitioner research to consider the validity of innovative methods and styles of reporting. It explores issues at a theoretical as well as a practical level
Differentiation and the secondary curriculum : debates and dilemmas by Susan Hart( Book )
11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Section 1. What is differentiation? Chapter 1. Differentiation and equal opportunities Chapter 2. Across the Primary Secondary divide Chapter 3. Bringing out the sparkleSection 2. Differentiation through group work Chapter 4. Differentiation without fragmentation Chapter 5. Developing group work skillsSection 3. Differentiation through flexible learning Chapter 6. Why and how learning styles matter: Valuing difference in teachers and learners Chapter 7. 'I feel wanted in the class' Chapter 8. Teaching and learning styles as a starting point for INSETSection 4. Differentiation through support C
Beyond special needs : enhancing children's learning through innovative thinking by Susan Hart( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book explores how and why we should address concerns about children's thinking in this way. The author suggests that 'innovative thinking' could form the basis of schools' response to the new Code of Practice. Time spent thinking about individuals could be used to the benefit of all. The innovative thinking approach is relevant to any school context, mainstream or 'special', where teachers are seeking to understand children's responses to the experience of school learning, and are looking for ways to enhance learning and development
Thinking through teaching : a framework for enhancing participation and learning by Susan Hart( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work offers a challenging approach to enhancing children's learning through a process of reflective analysis called ""innovative thinking"". Using practical examples drawn from a variety of learning contexts, the author: provides a framework for reviewing and reflecting on classroom experience, focusing particularly on those aspects of teaching and learning that are surprising, puzzling or worrying; outlines a series of steps that should help teachers generate new ideas and practical strategies to guide the development of their work; offers an approach which emphasizes strategies that
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Alternative Names
Hart, Susan
Hart, Susan J.
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