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Note to Teachers
The events surrounding the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 provide a unique challenge for teachers, because most have vivid personal memories of those events. This page contains lesson plans developed specifically to help teach this defining moment in our history to students who have little to no memory of that day. The "Tribute WTC: Education" link to Why and How Educators Teach 9/11 videos will give you a comprehensive overview of how and what your peers are teaching about 9/11.
9/11 Memorial: Teach + Learn
Tribute WTC: Education
Why and How Educators Teach 9/11
The teachers featured here emphasize why and how they weave 9/11 into their lessons. Despite the challenges in introducing a complex and emotional topic, these teachers have motivated their students to understand and feel the resonances of 9/11 in today’s world. Many of these videos are accompanied by lesson plans.
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