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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

Photography, 2,974 Flags on Display One for Each Victim From 9/11, 11 Sept 2008,

9/11 impacted more than just the nation. This repository of oral history video [...] »

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

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

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

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 [...] »

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? [...] »

Photo, 3090, anonymous, Here is New York

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

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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