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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education : An Introduction for the Teaching Profession - Kaye Price

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

An Introduction for the Teaching Profession

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Published: 3rd July 2015
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University of Western Sydney - Penrith 102085: Aboriginal and Culturally Responsible Pedagogy
University of Sunshine Coast SCS203: Introduction to Aboriginal & Torres St Islander Education
University of Tasmania - Newnham Campus - Launceston ESH390: Cultural Awareness/Aboriginal Studies
Australian Catholic University - Melbourne (St Patricks) EDAB161: Indigenous Cultures and Peoples
Monash University - Clayton EDF5178: Social Education in the Secondary Years
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba EDC 2200: Indigenous Perspectives

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The second edition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the unique environment they will face when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. This book enables future teachers to understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education within a social, cultural and historical context and uses compelling stories and practical strategies to empower both student and teacher. Updated with the Australian Curriculum in mind, this is a unique textbook written by highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with a powerful anecdote from the author, connecting the classroom to real-world issues. This updated edition has also been expanded to include information on fostering the unique talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people and allows the reader to reflect on classroom practices throughout.

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
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  • Informative
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    Comments about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education:

    This text allowed me to see the unspoken reasons behind my school's current negative culture and offered ideas that I could apply immediately.

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    1. A brief history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia Kaye Price; 2. The stolen generations: what does this mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people today? John Williams-Mozley; 3. Delivering the promise: empowering teachers to empower students Jeannie Herbert; 4. Your professional experience and becoming professional about working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities Chris Evans; 5. The 'silent apartheid' as the practitioner's blindspot Mark Rose; 6. Tagai State College - navigating towards a successful future: a case study Judith Ketchell; 7. Maths as storytelling: maths is beautiful Christopher Matthews; 8. Information and communication technologies in the classroom: implications and considerations Peter Radoll; 9. Language and literacy Jaky Troy; 10. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies in the classroom Kaye Price; 11. Engaging Indigenous students: the important relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their teachers Peter Buckskin.

    ISBN: 9781107463844
    ISBN-10: 110746384X
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 232
    Published: 3rd July 2015
    Publisher: Cambridge University Press
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 24.9 x 17.6  x 1.9
    Weight (kg): 0.47
    Edition Number: 2
    Edition Type: Revised