Tim Monreal

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

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 Aug. 12, 2019

Teaching About Race Does Not Make You Un-American

“The Holocaust was an atrocity.” This was the example I gave my eighth graders as we were learning our words of the week. And with…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Aug. 12, 2019

Don’t Just Invite Black Men to School on the First Day, We Need Them All Year Long

A tradition for many schools that educate predominately Black children involves welcoming the children back with scores of Black men cheering them on as they…

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Posted Aug. 13, 2019

A Teacher’s First Year: The Good, The Bad and the Beautiful

Joining a new school community comes with a unique set of challenges. In addition to the difficulties inherent in any new school year, new teachers…

By Meghann Estrada

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