Published by Social Studies School Service, the September 11th Education Program: A National Interdisciplinary Curriculum, is the first ever comprehensive 9/11 curriculum, which includes a Teacher's Guide inclusive of 7 flexible, comprehensive lessons, 3 hours of DVD content (oral histories, archival footage), Remembrance Video Program and Discussion Questions and Web Resources. An Initiative of the September 11th Education Trust/World Trade Center United Family Group in collaboration with Taft Institute for Government at Queens College, the program is made possible by the generous support of the North Jersey Media Group Foundation, Principal Program Sponsor, and is funded in part by the ACE INA Foundation and 9/11 community members.
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The September 11th Education Trust will become the premier resource for 9/11 and civic literacy educational programming, serving as a living tribute to the thousands of innocent men, women and children killed on this historic day in American history.
The September 11th Education Trust
World Class 9/11 and Civic Literacy Education Programming
Evolving from its genesis as the WTC United Family Group—one of the original and largest of the 9/11 community organizations—the September 11th Education Trust produces comprehensive, flexible, and engaging 9/11 and civic literacy education programs that protect the legacy and memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks, preserve and harness the lessons of 9/11 and its aftermath, unify and direct our nation’s youth toward informed and effective civic participation. Our lesson plans are personalized and enriched through first-hand accounts, filmed oral histories, and authentic, primary archival materials to permanently record this shared historic event in a way that is not stagnant, but inspiring and relevant to the nation’s youth.
World Trade Center United Family Group 9/11 Victims’ Support Services
An Empowered 9/11 Community of Trust and Shared Experience
In an effort to meet the ongoing and evolving needs of those directly impacted by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the September 11th Education Trust—through its WTC United Family Group program offerings—provides comprehensive year-round services for our 9/11community members—victims’ families, survivors and rescue workers across the nation—through innovative peer support programs including our September 11th/Oklahoma City Family Exchange, annual holiday gathering, advocacy on 9/11 issues, coordinated philanthropic projects to empower our community, publications and outreach, and other means of healing.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Former New York Senator
during 9-11 attacks
Dr. Peter Awn
Professor of Islamic Religion
Wife of 9-11 casualty Sean Rooney,
World Trade Center
Rudolph Giuliani Former Mayor of New York City
Rosemary Dillard, Wife of Eddie Dillard,
Timelines in History Essential Question, Lesson 1
How can we know truth in history, especially
when events are complex and controversial?
Advocacy and the 9-11 Commission Essential Question, Lesson 4
In disasters, what are the government's
responsibilities, and how can active citizens
hold government accountable to those
Based on DVD primary resources and tied to National Standards, stand alone teaching modules or an all-encompassing curriculum
Lesson Titles Remembrance Video Discussion Questions Visualizing 9/11 The Historian's Craft The Post-9/11 Recovery Process Designing a 9/11 Memorial Honoring Heroes Advocacy and the Role of Government U.S. National Security and 9/11
Curriculum Contents Remembrance Video
70 video interviews with survivors, rescuers
victims' families, and political leaders
Binder with modular lesson plans and handouts