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Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

posted May 11, 2013, 1:24 PM by Gary Jones

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.

View the TED Talk video HERE. (7:48)