Every Kids Needs A Champion

Ted Talks Education

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.

This inspiring video is about the value and importance of connection and relationships for kids. It holds a powerful message that helps us understand the power of connection and having a champion who will who never give up on them.