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Teach Different: Become The Social Studies Teacher Your Students Remember

a remote learning experience discussing how democracy is threatened and how educators protect democracy
October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm EDT

Ask students and they'll tell you the teachers who they remember most are the ones who asked the big questions...

And gave everybody a voice in the classroom… 

Join us for a 60 minute webinar to learn a 3-step teaching technique designed to generate essential questions and create classroom conversations your students will never forget.

Registration is complimentary for NCSS members



Dan Fouts 

Since 1993, Dan has taught AP government, philosophy and US history in the Chicagoland area. He attained an undergraduate degree in political science and philosophy from Bradley University, as well as a M.S. in education and social policy from Northwestern University. Dan has served as a member of the committee on pre-collegiate instruction in philosophy through the American Philosophical Association from 2012-2016. Additionally, he has presented at several National Council for the Social Studies national conferences and has instructed online courses since 2004 through Aurora, Quincy and Adams State University. His passion is teaching teachers how to create and use essential questions in their classrooms. Dan also manages a blog with Teach Different-- a teacher-run professional development organization in the Chicagoland area.


Dr. Steve Fouts 

Steve is a social entrepreneur and educator from Chicago with over twenty years of experience teaching a wide range of classes in the mathematics and humanities-related fields on the high school and undergraduate level. Dr. Fouts graduated from University of Chicago’s Masters of Liberal Arts program in 1998 and received his doctorate in education from Benedictine University in 2010.  Dr. Fouts has published numerous op-ed pieces focused on social justice in education and is active in Educators for Excellence, a policy advocacy organization representing teachers in multiple U.S. Cities.



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