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In Remembrance: Teaching September 11

Eighth-grade students practice asking good questions and thinking historically as they interview friends and family about their memories of 9/11. Washington, DC, teacher Elizabeth Schaefer's oral history project opens the year with engagement and inquiry. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Learn about the 9/11 attacks in a global context

Photo, Remembering September 11th, Sept. 10, 2006, Steve Rhodes, Flickr

The Foreign Policy Research Institute reports on the War on Terrorism in 2006. [...] »

Screencap, How Pearl Harbor, 9/11 Changed U.S. Forever

CBS's The Early Show draws parallels between 9/11 and Pearl Harbor. [...] »

Photo, A search and rescue working dog...,May 26, 2009, Beverly & Pack, Flickr

How does a nation react, legally and politically, to international terrorism? [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Explore strategies for teaching challenging subjects

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what [...] »

Chicago Daily News negatives collection, DN-0086141. Chicago History Mus.

Are classroom discussions about winning the argument or about understanding [...] »

Photo, September 11 memorial, September 28, 2005, FatBusinessman, Flickr

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer introduces students to [...] »

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Remember and Reflect

Explore memories of 9/11 or contribute your story

Photo, 3090, anonymous, Here is New York

View photographs taken by everyday people as they came to terms with the 9/11 [...] »

Rendering, 9/11 Memorial Landscape Architecture, 9/11 Memorial website

What does our choice of memorial design say about the U.S. today? [...] »

Photo, WTC Recovery Operation at Fresh Kills, 2001, Mark Schaming, NY Museum.

Known for the 9/11 tragedy, the World Trade Center possesses a broader social [...] »

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