For younger Americans, the experience of 9/11 is not a memory lived, but history learned. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum educates students, trains teachers, and engages communities to ensure a new generation understands how the events of 9/11 inform the world in which they live today.
Anniversary in the Schools Webinar
Join students and teachers from around the world to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11 by registering for the 9/11 Memorial & Museum’s free Anniversary in the Schools program. View a film highlighting first-person accounts of the attacks and their aftermath and connect with Museum staff in real-time through an interactive live chat. The 30-minute program will be available on-demand beginning Friday, September 10, 2021.
Talking to Children about Terrorism
Terrorist attacks and acts of violence in the United States and around the world evoke strong emotions and prompt understandable questions. Children might be feeling these emotions and considering these questions for the first time. The following tips have been prepared as broad guidelines to help parents and adult caregivers navigate these difficult conversations.