Topic review

Module 3 review

Significant events

This topic explored historical and contemporary events for Indigenous Australia, and provided opportunities for you to acknowledge and celebrate significant cultural events in your classroom.

From developing a reconciliation timeline and investigating your local history to making critical observations in schools, this topic offered opportunities to extend your knowledge and understanding of significant events and Indigenous perspectives at a local, school and national level.

Questions for review:

  • What did you find to be the most challenging aspect of this topic? Why/ What could you do to better prepare yourself to teach about significant events in Australia?
  • Consider whether your knowledge of significant events in Australia has influenced your understanding of reconciliation.
  • What major significant events would you include in your teaching that were not included in your own primary and secondary education?

Choose one Focus Area of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers where you could apply the knowledge and skills you have gained from Topic 3, such as:

4.1 Support student participationProfessional knowledge

Identify strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom activities. (Graduate level)

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate teachers)

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