Author(s): Thelma Perso
Practical and effective strategies for helping indigenous students achieve.
THELMA PERSO is Senior Research Officer with the Menzies School of Health Research. She has over 30 years' experience as both a classroom teacher and in school leadership positions and has worked extensively in the area of culturally responsive frameworks and pedagogies. PROFESSOR COLLEEN HAYWARD is head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Edith Cowan University's Centre for Indigenous Education and Research and is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous). She has many years' experience in health, education and training and is a senior Noongar woman with extensive family links throughout the south-west of Western Australia.
About the authors..Preface..Acknowledgements..List of figures and tables..Curriculum alignment and professional standards for teachers..1 Cultural competence and cultural responsiveness in schools..2 Understanding who your students are..3 Managing and setting expectations for relationships and behaviour..4 Intended curriculum, standards, literacy and numeracy..5 Culturally responsive teaching and learning strategies..6 Assessment, feedback and reporting..7 Challenges of teaching students in remote contexts..8 Conclusion: Learning to teach in a culturally responsive way..Bibliography..Index