California Educator

September 2015

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During an ethnic studies class at Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School, Norma Garcia and Haley Mack are busy creating "pop-up" history books from their perspective as people of color. They and other students are pleased their histories and cultures are the main focus for a change, and describe how thought-provoking and even transformative their experiences have been inside teacher Ron Espiritu's classroom. By Sherry Posnick-Goodwin Photography by Scott Buschman Inclusive Points of View Ethnic studies classes connect with all students Ethnic studies teacher Ron Espiritu with student Joseline Cervantes; inset: pop-up history book made in Espiritu's class. 44 Learning

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