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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

Air traffic in the. . . September 11, 2001, FAA, September 11th Sourcebooks

Looking for official documents concerning the U.S. stance on terrorism? [...] »

Photo, 9/11/07: 9/11 on TV, comicbase, Flickr

How was the TV-viewing world introduced to the events of 9/11 in the U.S. and [...] »

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

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

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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, September 11 memorial, September 28, 2005, FatBusinessman, Flickr

Eighth-grade U.S. history teacher Elizabeth Schaefer introduces students to [...] »

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? [...] »

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

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

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