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

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

Photo, Pentagon Memorial, Oct. 23, 2008, cliff1066™, Flickr

Norman Ornstein discusses the changing U.S national political atmosphere [...] »

One of a Collection of unattributed photographs of September 11th. LOC

Acts of terrorism didn't begin with 9/11. What organizations have acted in [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Explore strategies for teaching challenging subjects

Photography, Heated Debates, 11 Aug 1977, Flickr CC

Want to know both sides of an issue? Check out these debate websites! [...] »

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 [...] »

Photo. Spanish-American War Soldiers. Flickr

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

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Remember and Reflect

Explore memories of 9/11 or contribute your story

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

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

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

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

Photo, 3090, anonymous, Here is New York

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

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