Scoie Green

Guest Blogger

Teacher

Katy, Texas

Scoie Green is a 2020-21 Teach Plus Texas Policy Fellow. She teaches 10-12th grade professional communications at Obra D. Tompkins High School, in Katy, Texas, where she also assists the speech and debate team. Prior to teaching professional communications, she was a special education teacher.

Scoie is a member of the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) and serves as ATPE Campus Representative, 2019 ATPE Campus Representative of the Year and 2019-2020 ATPE Leadership Fellow. She graduated from Southern University and A&M College with a bachelor’s in rehabilitation services and received her master’s in community health from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Posted Nov. 16, 2020

I’m Empowering My Students to Lead Conversations About Race

In late September, I began my class with my usual prompt: Is there anything in the news you’d like to…

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

Without Data, We Can’t Fight for Our Students’ Futures

Sometimes, data can seem pesky. Just ask the folks who continue to suggest that coronavirus spikes are merely the result of increased testing. “You know…

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

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Posted Dec. 1, 2020

Why I Gave My Son Permission to Drop Out of High School

We see a child in a maple treeWe’re watching him climb,You and I.You say, “Come down,You’ll hurt yourself!”I say, “Go upYou’re touching the sky!” –…

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