Tim Monreal

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Guest Blogger

Teacher, Lexington Middle School

Lexington, South Carolina

Tim Monreal is a middle-school teacher and blogger. After spending most of his teaching career in Los Angeles, California, Tim is transitioning to South Carolina to teach sixth-grade world history and begin his doctorate in foundations of education at the University of South Carolina. Tim shares his education ideas on his blog, The Bearded Teacher, and through Medium.

Tim founded a community to share project-based learning called CrowdSchool and is most interested in how pedagogy can empower all learners in a socially just manner.

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Posted July 9, 2015
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Working (and Learning) With a Teacher People Gave Up On

In a recent post, Before You Give Up On ‘Those’ Teachers, teacher and blogger Pernille Ripp writes: Yet, before we…

By Tim Monreal

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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