Why every student deserves a champion | Rita Pierson

Why every student deserves a champion | Rita Pierson

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A clip from Rita Pierson’s TED Talk “Every kid needs a champion” from TED Talks Education 2013

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.

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  1. Just Spectacular!!!
    The education is the only way to get there! Not just to be a successful person, but first of all to be a happy person and somebody that makes a better world in the life experience.

  2. Human connection is a necessity. Small world as it is so human interaction is bound to happen. Relationships tell a lot about a person anyways whether it’s a friendship, intimate relationship, or interactions with family. Practice make perfect with most things. We get more in tune with ourselves with relationships or human connection because are full selves are bound to be revealed because we practice alone plus around/with ppl which is best of both worlds in regards to living in your own world + having ppl enter your world yet the world is still yours

  3. She thinks that poverty could affect the educational life of students but there are many other sides which have more effect but we rarely discuss them.
    She wondered how can we raise their future by bright ideas. The are powerful and strong enugh so everyone deserve better education . And they can make adifference in the society as aformer student this isnt tough and isnt Impossible

  4. When i see " Why every student deserves to be champion" then first thing in my mind is "Because every student is champion in their own world"

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  6. We need TEACHERS LIKE THESE!!!!!!!. In India many teachers dont take pride that they r educators. How will they be able to uplift someones self esteem If they do not have pride in what they r doin

  7. Through this video, you did the same thing that your mother did. Human connection and relationships has a great impact on the children's career. Educators are just like parents respect them because they deserve this.