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Teach to the Heart and the Mind Will Follow | Victor Rios | TEDxUCSB
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Added Sep 7, 2016
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Listen to Professor Victor Rios talk about his experiences growing up and teaching a variety of young adults. Rios is currently a Sociology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Dr. Victor Rios is an award winning college professor, author, and speaker. He studies adversity, resilience, and grit among marginalized youths. Dr. Rios provides captivating, evidence-based professional development to educators about the power of positive quality of interactions in the lives of young people. He speaks to middle, high school and college students, about overcoming adversity, leadership, and the power of a higher education.

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