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 Dec. 10, 2019

Democrats Are Finally Talking Public Education, But You Probably Won’t Be Invited to the Table

I couldn’t believe it. Finally, education was going to take center stage at the 2020 Public Education Forum. All the major Democratic candidates (and some…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 11, 2019

Black Kids Don’t Need to Sit Next to White Kids to Learn

Over the last decade, and indeed for longer than that, those fighting for justice, many of them White, have largely looked to integration as the…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Dec. 12, 2019

Black Families Haven’t Been Hoodwinked, We Come From a Legacy of School Choice

The Democratic party once embraced charter schools as a tool for equity and opportunity. Now, as Andre Perry points out in his recent op-ed, “Support…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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