This blog entry was written by an education consultant and participant on a panel discussion for the National Museum of American History (NMAH) online conference for K-12 educators about September 11.
“Education Goals and Key Questions”
Short list of goals and key questions for teaching and leading discussions about September 11th in the classroom. Questions include: “How do we deal with communities of hate?” “How can democratic societies protect civil liberties and freedoms in the face of increased insecurity?”
“Bringing 9/11 in the Classroom—Useful Lessons”
The materials suggested on this page address many religious and cultural issues. Addressing anti-Muslim bias and teaching accurately about Islam should be clear priorities for U.S. teachers. Themes include: Comparative Religion, Cultural Understanding, and Developing Authentic Identities.