In this episode, we meet Lindsay Thornquist. She teaches sixth grade math and Spanish language arts at the Hurley, a K–8 Spanish-English immersion school located in the South End. Lindsay talks about teaching Spanish not just as language instruction but as a cultural experience. She describes how the curriculum focus on immigration and identity allows her to explore themes that are of great personal importance to both her and her students. She also reflects on how she learned to use her own frustration as motivation to organize teachers and, together, solve pressing issues in bilingual education.
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