Nichole
Berg


Nichole Berg is a new educator mentor in Madison, Wisconsin. 

Articles by Nichole

Excellence With Equity: A Mentor’s Approach, Part 3

This new-educator mentor discusses how mentoring can expand beginning teachers’ critical lens toward advocacy for students and their professional agency in rerouting the school-to-prison pipeline.

Excellence With Equity: A Mentor’s Approach, Part 2

In the second of a three-part series, this new-educator mentor explains how to build beginning teachers’ strengths in culturally and linguistically responsive practices.

Excellence With Equity: A Mentor’s Approach

In this first of a three-part series, this new-educator mentor explains how mentoring can help new teachers focus on students’ assets rather than their deficits.

School Is No Place for Class(ism)

The language that educators use to address students can maintain and reinforce class structures and classist attitudes. The antidote? Anti-classist language.

Complexities of Complexion…Revisited

This educator reflects on a blog she wrote for Teaching Tolerance last year—and finds herself confronting the same misperceptions from others about her culture and worldview.
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Welcome to Learning for Justice—Formerly Teaching Tolerance!

Our work has evolved in the last 30 years, from reducing prejudice to tackling systemic injustice. So we’ve chosen a new name that better reflects that evolution: Learning for Justice.

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