Kindness, Connection, Empathy
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, « They don’t pay me to like the kids. » Her response: « Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.' » A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion
FILMED MAY 2013 • POSTED MAY 2013 • TED Talks Educationhttp://ted.com/talks/view/id/1728