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Every Kid Needs a Champion

What is this resource?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: Family and Community Members, School Faculty and Staff, Administrators

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