Dan O'Rourke

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Daniel O’Rourke | Teacher, Father, Hero (Full)

August 2, 2022

Enter Dan O’Rourke, a Chicago-born English teacher and educational consultant. Dan believes in language’s power to influence our beliefs. This is why he stresses the value of argument, something we’ll delve into deeply.

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Daniel O’Rourke | Teacher, Father, Hero| Recap

August 5, 2022

Teachers are some of our world’s most undervalued heroes. Their heroism is not self-serving; they work to bring out the inner heroes of entire generations. This is why we wanted to spotlight Dan O’Rourke, a Chicago-based English teacher who believes in language’s power to influence our beliefs. He trains his students to argue respectfully, to consider the perspectives of their opponents. 

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Daniel O’Rourke: What Does It Mean To Be A Hero?

August 4, 2022

Daniel O’Rourke explains what a hero is to him: What it means to me to be a hero is to be able to set goals and have the courage to strive to achieve those goals. In striving to achieve those goals, a hero is going to have to be responsible and delay gratification.

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Daniel O’Rourke: What Is The Hero’s Journey

August 4, 2022

English teacher Daniel O’Rourke explains the literary origins of the hero’s journey.

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Daniel O’Rourke: One More Thing…

August 4, 2022

English teacher Daniel O’Rourke explains that suffering is the great equalizer of humanity.

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Daniel O’Rourke Trailer

August 8, 2022

Check out the trailer for our new hero, Daniel O’Rourke, a Chicago-based English teacher who instructs his students on how to properly argue their point.

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What Makes Daniel O’Rourke An Everyday Hero?

August 3, 2022

Dan O’Rourke is a special kind of teacher. Growing up in harsh conditions, he has a great understanding of the trials and tribulations that all people face. And he teaches his students to be impartial, to argue with respect to the other side. 

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