Wed, 4 June 2014
The ability to touch the hearts and minds of our students and inspire them to move to action is a challenge every educator has to face in his or her career and must succeed. The ability to do so, simply with words, is what all educators strive to master, and perhaps none has done so with such eloquence, beauty, power, honesty, and from the heart as Mr. Clint Smith.
Passion to teach born from his experience in humanitarian work in Senegal to Soweto, South Africa to finishing up his commitment with Teach for America at Parkdale High School in Maryland, Clint ties his classroom lessons intimately with social justice and obligations. Recognized in the book, "American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom", listen in as the once International Slam Poetry finalist, transforms and inspires his students through the beautiful words of poetry.