A man with salt-and-pepper hair and a sportcoat is standing and smiling while being interviewed in front of a video camera.
Photo by 9/11 Memorial Staff

Anniversary in the Schools Webinar

Thank you to those who participated in the 19th anniversary webinar hosted by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. If you did not participate on the anniversary, the program is still available to view.

A group of students sit in the Museum auditorium for the Anniversary in the Schools webinar.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Learn about 9/11 through personal stories from a 9/11 family member, Red Cross volunteer, retired FBI agent, 9/11 survivor, and former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and his daughter who was born in New York City on 9/11, and can ask questions through a live chat with Museum staff. The webinar will be interpreted in American Sign Language and captioned. An audio description and Spanish subtitles will also be available.


Viewing Guides

New this year, these guides offer context and questions for you and your students to consider while viewing the program.

Viewing Guide: Grades 3–5

Viewing Guide: Grades 6–8

Viewing Guide: Grades 9–12

Pre-Webinar Activities

Glossary: This glossary defines terms used by the speakers that may be unfamiliar to students. It also includes maps of the five boroughs of NYC and the original World Trade Center site.

Grades 35: This lesson provides an overview of 9/11 and highlights themes of courage and heroism using age-appropriate language.

Grades 612: This lesson provides an overview of 9/11 and assesses students’ prior knowledge about the attacks.

Post-Webinar Activities

These activities will encourage further exploration of themes presented during the webinar.

Have an idea of how to commemorate 9/11? Want to thank the speakers? Have an interesting class discussion after the program? Use the hashtag #911MuseumEd to share your thoughts with students and teachers from around the world.

This webinar was made possible in partnership with the New York Life Foundation.

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