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‘Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like’, says Rita Pierson.

“Every child deserves a champion – an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be,” says Rita Pierson. Who was that teacher, lecturer, adult in your life? Can you remember anyone who really helped you be who you are today? Watch Rita Pierson talking about why she thinks it is essential to connect with students on a personal and human level. Inspiring! Watch her TED talk here.