Anita Heiss talks
Centre for Learning Innovation
These resources may be obtained from the Centre for Learning Innovation, www.cli.nsw.edu.au/cli or via the Teaching and Learning exchange, www.tale.edu.au
- Indigenous voices supports students to respond to and compose a range of texts, including rap songs from Indigenous communities. Using a variety of activities and technologies such as interactive learning objects, graphical and flash animations, students explore short stories, songs and poems and build their cultural understandings.
- Families in fiction is a novel-based Stage 4 English unit that assists students to explore how families are depicted in television fiction and novels. It enables students to focus on writing techniques and composing their own texts about families.
- Road to reconciliation is a Stage 5 Geography unit that investigates some of the significant milestones along the path towards a reconciled Australia. It begins with a consideration of Mabo, native title and Wik, and what these have meant for the advancement of Aboriginal land rights. Worksheets guide the evaluation of websites. Then a webquest is used to examine the situation of indigenous populations in other countries.
- Changing rights and freedoms is a Stage 5 History unit. It focuses on how the rights and freedoms of Aboriginal peoples and other groups in Australia changed during the post-war period.
Learn more about Dr Anita Heiss and her other books by visiting the websites below.
Read about her book Yirra and her deadly dog, Demon
Review of Not meeting Mr Right