Angela Maiers is an educator (now educational consultant) with 25-years’ experience and the author of Classroom Habitudes and The Passion-Driven Classroom. Watch Maiers’ TEDTalk about the words “You Matter” and answer the following questions:
- Based on Maiers’ experience in the airport and her interactions with the supervisor, how could reflect appraisal impact the passengers’ and supervisor’s sense of self and self-worth?
- Can you apply self-fulfilling prophecies to this video? Explain.
- Do you believe that the message “You matter” can alter a person’s negative identity management in adulthood? Explain.
- What are the specific ways a person could tell or show another person that they matter? Give three to five examples.