Inclusive reading practices for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in Australia
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.
Fogarty Learning Centre/ School of Education
This chapter explores inclusive approaches to reading instruction for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children. Drawing from the literature on effective reading instruction, culturally appropriate instructional practices, and the authors’ research on reading interventions in remote communities in Australia we assert that to be inclusive you must provide a learning environment that supports all students to learn. Further, that the approaches used in this learning environment should be evidence-based