Contents: ch. 1 A brief history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia / Kaye Price -- ch. 2 The Stolen Generations: What does this mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people today? / John Williams-Mozley -- ch. 3 Delivering the promise: Empowering teachers to empower students / Jeannie Herbert -- ch. 4 Your professional experience and becoming professional about working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities / Christine Evans -- ch. 5 The sìlent apartheid' as the practitioner's blindspot / Mark Rose -- ch. 6 Tagai State College - navigating towards a successful future: A case study / Stephanie Savage -- ch. 7 Maths as storytelling: Maths is beautiful / Christopher Matthews -- ch. 8 Information and communication technologies in the classroom: Implications and considerations / Peter Radoll -- ch. 9 Language and literacy / Jaky Troy -- ch. 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in the classroom / Kaye Price -- ch. 11 Engaging Indigenous students: The important relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their teachers / Peter Buckskin.Includes bibliographical references (pages 188 - 191) and index.Previous edition: 2012.Summary: This book prepares students for the unique environment they will face when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. This book enables future teachers to understand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education within a social, cultural and historical context and uses compelling stories and practical strategies to empower both student and teacher. Updated with the Australian Curriculum in mind, this is a unique textbook written by highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with a powerful anecdote from the author, connecting the classroom to real-world issues. This updated edition has also been expanded to include information on fostering the unique talents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people and allows the reader to reflect on classroom practices throughout.