Teacher and poet Taylor Mali delivers a passionate spoken word poem in response to derisive comments such as "Those who can't do, teach". Inherent in challenging teachers about their financial compensation is the low value placed on what seems to be increasingly becoming a thankless job. Today, for World Teachers' Day, we feature this powerful comeback on behalf of educators everywhere. To all you caring, hard-working teachers out there: Thank you. The value of your work should not require justification.