One of the downfalls of using Blogger is that there is no space to upload files and documents. I have to upload them somewhere else and then link them here. When The Critical Classroom is a bit bigger, we’ll move over to a self-hosted site with loads of space. But til then, we’ll have to … Continue reading A quick craft activity idea
Just a quick update: I’ve just recently created a Facebook Page for The Critical Classroom. I’m finding it’s an easy way to share the incidental articles and links that I come across during an ordinary day. I’m very conscious though that not everyone is a fan of Facebook, so I’ve created a The Critical Classroom … Continue reading Keeping track of The Critical Classroom
Performers at the start of the opening ceremony I had the great privilege of attending the 2011 World Indigenous People’s Conference on Education last month. Held in Cusco Peru, I quickly learnt the highs and sometimes lows of attending an international conference in a non-English speaking country at high altitude. I’m not complaining though, since … Continue reading World Indigenous People’s Conference on Education 2011
The 2011 NAIDOC Poster is available from www.naidoc.org.au. The poster was created by Matthew Humphries and is titled Road to Change. Description of work: A First Australian family link hands as they step out on the road to change – proud of who they are, encouraged by what has already been achieved and united in … Continue reading 2011 NAIDOC Poster is available to order
Historically, many east-coast Australian communities have paid little attention to the cultural history of their places. Most communities proudly display plaques to their war dead, the young men and women from families that marched and died on battle grounds in Europe, the Pacific, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Occasionally there are plaques to explorer … Continue reading Gathering information and curating the past – some ideas and challenges
32/365 Blak History Month poster Originally uploaded by leesawatego Last week I ordered a poster created by Aboriginal artist Sam Cook from Redbubble. Australian Blak History Month is a very grassroots celebration of history, people, events, stories from a Blak perspective. I have written about it elsewhere on this blog, and there is a link … Continue reading Blak History Month Poster
I’ve written before about the ‘You’re deadly’ poster I created a while back. I have created another poster using Glogster. It’s fairly simple as it’s the first one I’ve ever created. I’m sure I’ll get better as I do more. February 2012 Update: The Glogster link has failed. I’m reposting my original poster. You can … Continue reading You’re deadly, I’m deadly. We’re all deadly.
For many people the 26th of January is a day of celebration, while for others, it is a day of sorrow or mourning. We have created a series of lessons designed to assist teachers to create activities that are inclusive and respects the beliefs of their students. The document is created as a Google Doc … Continue reading Thinking the 26th of January