A teacher speaks in front of the classroom.

Acacia WoodsChan leads an introductory exercise in ethnic studies class for two new students at Castlemont High School in Oakland, California, on Feb. 4, 2019. Last year, WoodsChan had her students create a video dictionary to help them learn words in Mam, an Indigenous language from Guatemala, Arabic and Spanish. 


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