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Quinn Rollins

Social Studies Teacher

Quinn Rollins has been a social studies teacher in Granite School District in Salt Lake City since 2004. Whether teaching children or adults, he believes in engaging students with humor, pop culture, and new perspectives. His 2016 book "Play Like a Pirate: Engage Students with Toys, Games, and Comics" was published by Dave Burgess Consulting. He's worked with the education programs for the University of Utah, Utah State University, Brigham Young University - Idaho, and Westminster College of Salt Lake City. Quinn has served as master teacher and mentor for a Teaching American History Grant, and for a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History Workshop in Chicago, Illinois. He received the Utah Council for the Social Studies Secondary Teacher of the Year award in 2011, and the "Utah's Best of the West" award at the National Council for the Social Studies conference in 2015. He currently serves as the social studies curriculum specialist for Granite School District, and has presented at the national ASCD, Title I, AMLE, NCSS, and NCHE conferences.

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