[VIDEO] This Teacher’s Conviction Will Definitely Give You Hope For Education Around The World

Posted on September 17, 2013 in Education, Video

Rita Pierson, an educator since 40 years talks about the value and importance of human connections and relationships between teachers and students.

At 1:50 in this video she shares the universal truth of education, “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like“.  At 2:55 she says something about her kids that will make you believe that she is an awesome teacher. At 3:55 she demonstrates how to build that connection. At 4:20 she will make you smile wide and bright. At 6:57 she says “We teach anyway“, and the conviction in her eyes simply melts the heart. And in the end she leaves with a statement that generates hope. Hope that if teachers anywhere and everywhere, try and connect with the kids in their class at a personal level, it will give each one of them a better life, and definitely give the world a better future.