An educational poster providing a rationale for teaching Australian children about Aboriginal maths.
Display this poster in your classroom as a reminder of the importance of integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across the curriculum.
Why teach all Australian kids about Aboriginal maths?
Teaching Australian children about Aboriginal maths provides a great opportunity to:
- recognise the number patterns that occur in addition and subtraction
- debunk myths about the limitations of Aboriginal counting
- reinforce number rules from mainstream maths lessons
- appreciate that there are different number systems to our own.
A great addition to your collection of First Nations resources
The content in this poster addresses the cross-curricular priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture. It could also be used to guide conversations with your students in conjunction with NAIDOC Week celebrations.
Australian Curriculum alignment
The nature of convict or colonial presence, including the factors that influenced patterns of development, aspects of the daily life of the inhabitants (including Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples) and how the environment changed
Wingaru Kids provides quality content created by Aboriginal people in an engaging format so that students are excited to learn authentic and accurate knowledge about Aboriginal people.
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