NAIDOC week 2016: Songlines
The theme for NAIDOC week 2016 is Songlines: The Living Narrative of our Nation. But what exactly are "Songlines"? For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Dreamtime describes a time when the earth, people and animals were created by our ancestral spiritual beings. They created the rivers, lakes, plants, land formations and living creatures. Dreaming tracks crisscross Australia and trace the journeys of our ancestral spirits as they created the land, animals and lores. These…
Acknowledgement of Country Poster Teaching Resource | Teach Starter
A simple Acknowledgement of Country poster to display in your classroom.
Here is a beautiful invitation to play and explore. The inclusion of this culturally specific way of communicating open a dialogue of the "many facets of natural language.." (Directorate for Education - OECD, 2004).
Modern Teaching Aids on Instagram: “Exploring examples of Aboriginal symbols used in many forms of art. The aim of this activity is to explore and appreciate the rich beauty…”
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Indigenous Australian Reconciliation Timeline
This high quality product features 24 beautifully presented posters, highlighting the events that have had an impact on the recognition of the rights of Australia's Indigenous peoples. Use as a wall display around your classroom to recognise and celebrate National Reconciliation week or NAIDOC week or use to support other activities that focus on the issues of reconciliation in Australia. Let your imagination run wild with this multipurpose resource.
13 Best Images of Worksheets Native American Inuit - Native American Cut and Paste, Aboriginal Art Symbols Worksheet and Chinese New Year Reading Comprehension
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Teaching Ideas and free resources on the R.I.C. blog
Teachers working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) students, or those wishing to incorporate more ATSI history and culture, may be interested in 'Eight Aboriginal ways of learning'. It describes ways teachers can use culturally-appropriate frameworks to develop teaching and learning activities and give students a deeper understanding of ATSI culture.
My Favourite Books for Including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures and Histories
A list of picture books illustrated by Aboriginal authors and illustrators about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.
Elementary school teaching resources for United States teachers - Teach Starter
Teaching Resource: A 31 page resource pack of posters, worksheets and activities to use in your classroom during NAIDOC Week.
Australia Day confusion ⋆ How to be eighty
Australia Day can be a joyous celebration for many. For others, the day is perplexing because of the many contradictions inherent in a country so diverse.
There is more to Aboriginal education than dot paintings and didgeridoos | Lesley Woodhouse
All Australians need to learn about our true history to overcome the bias that has become ingrained in this country