THE BEYOND 9/11 PROJECT
For every American teacher the tragedy of September
11, 2001 presented one of the greatest personal
and professional challenges of a lifetime: How
to cope with the psychological and social repercussions
of the attacks? How to address the imperative
questions? How to help students put these events
into meaningful perspective?
The Beyond September 11 Project was formed
to sustain this desire to learn and encourage
an on-going exploration of the issues, especially
to place them in a historical and global context.
Members of the Beyond September 11 Project have
committed themselves to provide resources for
schools, starting with the occasion of the first
anniversary of the attacks in New York, Washington,
On the anniversary of the September 11 atrocities
and their aftermath, this resource provides
an opportunity for educators to examine the
relationship between identity and culture, foster
constructive dialogue, and build an environment
where all can learn and develop.
The Beyond September 11 Project is a consortium
of representatives of five national educational