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Nicole Greene is an exceptional needs educator and administrator for upper elementary students in San Francisco, CA. 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! You can connect with Nicole via twitter @MrsGfutureNBCT. She loves learning and collaborating to improve her practice!
Intrinsic Motivation: How to motivate little minds
Nicole GreeneJune 28, 2019

Intrinsic Motivation. As a human, I feel it within my soul. I know the things I feel motivated to complete and the people I feel motivated to please. I have it —and I’m sure you do to—but how did we get here? How long did it take? Certainly we all found ours at different paces and for different reasons, but is there a faster way? As teachers, intrinsic motivation feels like an elusive goal. When I say the words in my head in this context, it’s in this eerie voice—almost like a fortune teller (or Professor Trelawney for my fellow…

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