NAIDOC might be done for another year, but the party has just got started

July is a big month. There’s Zulai Wan (July One) or Coming of the Light for many Torres Strait Islander families and communities, then NAIDOC Week is a week later. The whole of the country gathers in their communities to celebrate achievements and recognise survival. But the celebration and activity doesn’t need to end there. There … Continue reading NAIDOC might be done for another year, but the party has just got started

Identity and belonging

We recently created a new product, Celebrate with Mini-Bunting. In itself “bunting” is hardly an authentic cultural activity, nor is it going to set the world on fire in solving serious issues. But, we created the bunting as part of our personal celebrations for Black History Month, and NAIDOC. Creating these little fiddly pieces of … Continue reading Identity and belonging

Old posts have been imported

If you’re following the Critical Classroom you will know that we’ve moved house a few times. Well, I’m hoping that this will be the last move and that will be able to build a sturdy house here. I’m not 100% certain all the old comments will appear. Would love to have a few comments on posts … Continue reading Old posts have been imported

News for The Critical Classroom

Over the next few weeks, The Critical Classroom will be moving to a new home. This old site will remain, but eventually, we won’t be posting any new posts here. We can’t leave though without saying a huge thank you to Blogger (and the Blogger community). If you’re ever interested in starting a blog on … Continue reading News for The Critical Classroom

You’re deadly, I’m deadly. We’re all deadly.

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.