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Teachers are the true unsung heroes of society. They possess the ability to transform students' lives forever. One of those heroes is art teacher Lauren Horn. In her videos, which have gone viral on TikTok, she shared the before and after self-portraits that her students drew — and they're only nine weeks apart! She's not only helping students improve their art, but she's instilling confidence in them that they can draw on for the rest of their lives!

Lauren joined the RTM hosts via Zoom to share how the nine-week transformation works, how she's used TikTok to connect with her students and share some art tips that anyone can try!

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