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Isael Torres gives Tedx Talk in Salt Lake City, November 14, 2017

Cultural Pedagogy: Educational Equality for Our Youth

Isael TorresStudents with diverse backgrounds and cultures are often marginalized during their education because they are exposed to a "one-size-fits-all" curriculum with one predominant cultural bias. Isael Torres challenges this bias and seeks to create educational programs that incorporates diverse perspectives. Isael Torres was born in Logan, Utah as the proud son of Mexican immigrants. Mr. Torres received his master's from the University of Utah, College of Education in the department of Education, Culture and Society. From early in his college career, Mr. Torres has dedicated his efforts to advocate for education access and equality for communities that are often overlooked and underserved. Mr. Torres believes that in life and in education, when resiliency meets opportunity, all students can succeed. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Last Updated: 12/1/17