Uplifting the Voices and Languages of Marginalized Communities with Victor Martinez - PTE045

In Episode 45, dual language English teacher, Victor Martinez didn’t see many other Latino students like himself in college and he wants it to be different for his students.

We discuss opportunities and attitudes, along with bringing the lived experiences of his students and their families, however harsh they may be, into the classroom.

Also why do Victor’s students prefer to speak English rather than Spanish, and how does he challenge this.

Further information and links for my chat with Victor Martinez, can be found here - pushingtheedge.org/45.

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from Pushing The Edge with Greg Curran https://pushingtheedge.org/45