Nicole Greene

Guest Blogger

Teacher/Administrator

San Francisco, California

Nicole Greene is an exceptional needs educator and administrator for upper elementary students in San Francisco, California. Before moving West, Nicole lived and taught students with exceptionalities in grades 4-12 in New York City. She earned her education degree at Stony Brook University and is a proud Seawolf alum.

Nicole has committed her career to working exclusively with students with a variety of exceptionalities and learning needs, focusing on equity and advocacy, as well as supporting fellow educators in providing meaningful instruction to students who learn differently. Nicole submitted for National Board Certification in 2019 and is patiently awaiting her results.

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Posted Sep. 10, 2019

Here’s Why Awards Over Rewards Is a Better Approach to Student Motivation

Student motivation can be an elusive goal for teachers. We try to think of “out of the box” strategies to…

By Nicole Greene

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Posted Feb. 23, 2021

Oakland’s School Board Cares More About Politics Than It Does About Kids and Families

Reyna Morales lives in Oakland, California, and is the parent of two students at a high-performing charter school located in an area with a dearth…

By Reyna Morales

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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

Educators Who Consider Themselves ‘White Allies’ Are Dangerous When It Comes To Developing Anti-Racist Classrooms

“I am a white ally,” the 30 something-year-old white teacher declared emphatically in the diversity and inclusion professional development session. She snapped her fingers to…

By Sana Shaikh

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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