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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

Air traffic in the. . . September 11, 2001, FAA, September 11th Sourcebooks

Looking for official documents concerning the U.S. stance on terrorism? [...] »

Photo, Salvation Army volunteers at the Hilltop Cafe, 2011, NY State Museum

Get out of the political arena and teach your students about the emergency [...] »

Photo, Oklahoma city bombing memorial, Aug. 6, 2006, citron_smurf, Flickr

How did the nation react to 9/11, in contrast to the Oklahoma City bombing? [...] »

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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 [...] »

Photo, Staff Sgt. Jenkins with CSA George Casey Jr., Nov. 5, 2008, U.S. Army

Edward Turzanski sums up what he believes students should be taught about the [...] »

Photo, Official party bow their heads... Sept. 11, 2002, U.S. Navy

The Foreign Policy Research Institute considers 9/11 and presidential [...] »

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Remember and Reflect

Explore memories of 9/11 or contribute your story

Photograph, No title, Sept. 18, 2001, Bob Novick, Unknown Source.

Records the user-contributed histories of people affected by the terrorist [...] »

Drawing, Ahhhh, 2001, Ben Parrott, Library of Congress

Access children's pictures and Italian oral histories regarding 9/11, among [...] »

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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