An integrated HASS/Science unit applying the 8 ways Aboriginal pedagogy
This unit is designed around 6 full-day excursions with local Aboriginal rangers and cultural interpreters. Each lesson sequence describes one excursion and the related information and activities that can be delivered in the classroom. Contact details for the relevant traditional owners, rangers and cultural interpreters are available at the end of this document; teachers cannot engage authentically with this curriculum without consulting and collaborating with these key people.
For more information, contact myself or Adam Shipp, Yurbay Consultancies (formerly Greening Australia) – email@example.com; M 0414 454 571
8 ways pedagogy was developed and is managed by the Western NSW Regional Aboriginal Education Team, NSW Dept. of Education.
See Tyson Yunkaporta’s thesis on the 8 ways here.
I have mapped the 8 ways framework to Quality Teaching, AITSL Standards and ACT Directorate have added ‘Good Teaching by Design’, attached here.