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Every Kid Needs a Champion

What is it? This 8-minute video features Rita Pierson’s rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.

Why is it valuable? Rita Pierson talks teacher-to-teacher and emphasizes the importance of believing in students and the importance of connecting and relationships.

Authors: Rita Pierson, TED Talks Education, Filmed May 2013

Ideal Audience: School Faculty and Staff, Administrators, Family and Community Members

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