Learn from the Experts in New “Ask an Educator” Program

Two young girls sit in a classroom and look at a lesson on a laptop screen.
Photo by Melinda Frye

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum has launched “Ask an Educator,” a brand-new virtual school program for students in grades 3–12.

During these live 30-minute virtual sessions, students will connect with an expert educator from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum to ask questions about 9/11 and its aftermath. While this is an open-ended Q&A with students, teachers can select one of the following themes and questions to guide the conversation:

Understanding 9/11: What happened on 9/11 and its immediate aftermath? Why were these sites targeted? Who did this and why?

Repercussions of the Attacks: What were the repercussions of the attacks? How were those responsible brought to justice? What happened to those who worked at Ground Zero during the rescue, recovery, and clean-up efforts?

Memorialization and Response: How did people memorialize the attacks? How did people respond to and move forward after 9/11? What is the 9/11 Memorial and how was it designed?

Visit our Ask an Educator page to book your program today and find information about pricing, scheduling, and available accommodations. Please note that this program does not include a Museum tour. Visit our Virtual School Programs page for information about other online offerings for students.

By 9/11 Memorial Staff

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