This is a continuation of tape 11427 and continues to show Helen Stern, a preschool teacher, at the Mary Meyer School.
0:00Copy video clip URL Helen Stern reads to children in group session. There is a brief break on the original tape during this segment, which happens about 5 seconds in.
7:50Copy video clip URL Helen talks about her work. “I’m just delighted that you’re doing this, but I am basically very shy.” She talks quietly about Mary Meyer. She says that the key to being an effective teacher is to “bring your own self into it.” She talks about what parents want for a kid’s education: “They want to bring home art projects.” She says that approval of the program is often tied to the children’s intelligence than achievement. Kids think: “they would like me if I was smarter.”
21:20Copy video clip URL “I like moms and dads.”
21:37Copy video clip URL End of tape.