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

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

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 [...] »

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Teaching Resources

Explore strategies for teaching challenging subjects

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

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

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, 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 [...] »

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Remember and Reflect

Explore memories of 9/11 or contribute your story

Photo, 3090, anonymous, Here is New York

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

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

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

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

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

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