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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, Archway of Rusafa, Staff Sgt. Curt Cashour, U.S. Army

Harvey Sicherman, President of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, looks at [...] »

Painting, Luther's hearing at Worms, The Trial of Martin Luther: 1521.

Presents balanced treatments of over 50 prominent court trials, including the [...] »

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 [...] »

Photo, Postcards, Staten Island September 11 Memorial, mira66, Flickr

September 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. When does [...] »

Photo, We Still Remember 9-11-01~9-11-08, Sept. 11, 2008, Old Shoe Woman, Flickr

One high school teacher suggests teaching 9/11 and the Barbary pirates in [...] »

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Remember and Reflect

Explore memories of 9/11 or contribute your story

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

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

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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