How can educators acknowledge the anniversary of September 11th and educate students about the events of that day and their impact? We offer some perspective in two recent articles. For more, see our 9/11 Teaching Guide.
Morningside's Tala Manassah and other educators weigh in. Says Tala: "There are so many examples of the human capacity for compassion for healing, for helping, for showing up for other people that happened on that day and the weeks that followed. You should start there, but not end the story there."
Share feelings and make room for discomfort: "We advise teachers to be bold, and be courageous in meeting the kids where they're at," Tala Manassah told NPR. "Sometimes the edges of our learning happen when we are uncomfortable."