2020 Annual Report: Education
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is committed to providing relevant and engaging learning opportunities for students, teachers, families, and the general public.
Virtual Field Trips
Starting in fall 2020, educators were able to take their students on live, interactive digital tours of the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. These age-appropriate experiences are led daily by Museum educators via Zoom and offer the opportunity for questions throughout. More than 1,490 young people have participated in these new virtual field trips.
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers lesson plans for students in grades 3 to 12 that address the 9/11 attacks, their ongoing repercussions, and the history of the World Trade Center. Lesson plans are organized by grade level and theme.
Telling Their Stories
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum offers a collection of first-person accounts of the attacks and their aftermath as a part of the annual Anniversary in the Schools webinar program. This year's webinar saw 344,146 participants from all 50 states and two US territories.
Activities at Home
For parents and caregivers at home with children during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum offered meaningful learning activities to do together that teach lessons about courage, compassion, resilience, and hope.