Next week will mark the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001—a day that has had tremendous geopolitical, emotional, and religious ramifications, and ultimately defined our era.
Do you plan to commemorate or discuss 9/11’s anniversary in your class? What approach do you plan to take? What challenges are involved? What do you think it’s most important for students to learn about that day and its aftermath?
A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.