Ms. Green is a passionate educator, student, writer, and activist, and is thrilled to be joining Manor ISD and Decker Middle School as an eighth grade US history teacher. Ms. Green is a native Austinite and a graduate of the University of Texas, earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and soon to complete her master’s degree in social studies education. She has spent the last three years teaching fifth grade language arts and social studies at The University of Texas Elementary School, where she was able to create innovative curriculum centered around social justice and the voices of the marginalized. She was recently published in the national publication, Social Studies and the Young Learner, and has presented her innovative approaches to social studies education across the country at the National Conference for the Social Studies in both Washington DC and San Francisco. She is a lifelong learner and educator, dedicated to working alongside and learning from her students and their communities.
Check out some videos, articles, and blog posts featuring Erin’s work with her scholars.
Inquiry Through the Lens of Identity, Erin Green and Dr. Katherina Payne in Social Studies and the Young Learner
Using Technology to Foster Civic Engagement, Erin Green on EdWeek
I Wish I Didn’t Want to be a Teacher, Erin Green on The Huffington Post
The Conversations Adults are Afraid to Have, Erin Green on The Huffington Post