Rita F. Pierson spent her entire life in or around the classroom, having followed both her parents and grandparents into a career as an educator.
She once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response was, “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.”
This TED talks clip is a rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
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