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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

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

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

Photo, Day 3: Yazd - Old Town, May 7, 2007, birdfarm, Flickr

Patrick Clawson, Deputy Director of Research at the Washington Institute for [...] »

Photo, September 11, 2006 New York City, NY, Sept. 11, 2006, Sister72, Flickr

Lowell E. Jacoby discusses what he believes U.S. citizens needed to think about [...] »

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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, 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, 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

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 [...] »

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

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

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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