Every Kid Needs a Champion: What Presentation Profile™ is Used in This TEDTalk?

By September 22, 2015March 30th, 2020SpeakerNotes, TEDTalks

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.

Presentation ProfileTM: Expert, Interpreter or Catalyst?

As you watch, can you determine which approach Pierson uses? Need a hint? Click here before watching for a synopsis of the three approaches to presenting.

What presentation style did Rita Pierson use?


You are correct! Why?

Pierson uses her beliefs and personal experiences and offers a fresh perspective. Rather than telling us what she shares stories, quotes, and her charm to inspire and challenge us to a new way of being.

After listening to Pierson  . . . are you willing to be a champion?


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David Gallo’s Jaw Dropping TEDTalk: What Presentation Style Does He use?
The Power of Why by Simon Sinek:  What Presentation Style Does He Use?