In this photograph, a man stands in profile before a boom mic and set lights during the Anniversary in the Schools webinar filming.
Photo by Meredith Ketchmark

Anniversary in the Schools Webinar

Thank you to those who participated in the Anniversary in the Schools program commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The program is still available to view for those who did not participate live.

Learn about 9/11 through personal stories from 9/11 family members Cait LeaveyBrielle Saracini, and John Spade, first responders from the FDNY and PAPD, and a student on 9/11, and recognize the importance of commemoration during this 35-minute program.

Viewing Guides 
These guides offer context and questions for you and your students to consider while viewing the program.

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 3-5: This lesson provides an overview of 9/11 and highlights themes of courage and heroism using age-appropriate language.

Grades 6-12: 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 participants from around the world.

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

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