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Teaching with BlackWords
Encouraging Best Practice Teaching with Indigenous Stories
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  • Welcome to Teaching and Learning with BlackWords

    ~ Encouraging Good Practice Teaching ~

  • Explore the content below and the links in the menu to access meaningful teaching and learning resources. BlackWords helps teachers embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders histories and cultures in their teaching and the classroom.

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  • Expanding Your Knowledge

    Teachers often ask: "How can I expand my knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories?"

    One answer is to familiarise yourself with BlackWords, because BlackWords provides access to a deep and wide record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and their publications. 

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      About BlackWords

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      Introductory Reading

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      How Can Teachers Use BlackWords?

  • Respectful Use of Proper Nouns

    Yorta Yorta woman, Summer May Finlay, recorded this short video to explain the issues around the use of proper nouns when referring to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander or peoples or First Nations Australians. 

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