Celebrating Resilience – Reframing the Narrative Around Our Students – Clint Smith

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TEDxManhattan

“So often we focus so much on the quicksand, that we fail to see what has refused to drown.” In this inspiring performance, Clint Smith discusses the challenges faced by his students in Southeast Washington, DC, and how we can reframe the narrative surrounding these challenges to recognize and celebrate their accomplishments rather than focusing on their hardships.

Video Length: 00:11:55

  • About Clint Smith

    Teacher, Poet Parkdale High School

    Educator and poet Clint Smith teaches English at Parkdale High School in Prince George’s County, MD.  In the classroom, Mr. Smith ...read more.