A day in the life of a superhero, an essay fiction My secret life as a superhero As long as I live I will never forget my fifteenth birthday. I remember walking home from school worrying about my homework. September September 11, 2001, Documentary Project - (American Memory from the Library of Congress) 9/11 Interactive Timeline September 11, 2001 Maps Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling About the Course Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students’ learning experience. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental. By comprehensive we mean that the course provides a solid foundation to all of the components of a digital story and illustrates these components with tutorials, example stories and links to additional readings. The course also provides a hands-on opportunity for learners to create their own digital stories.
Milestone Documents · Your primary source for historic texts and analysis. What 9/11 will mean in the annals of history is still undetermined, but its impact has reverberated throughout the world. The following documents tell the story of the attacks and their aftermath with an immediacy that only such records can. To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the tragedy, the Milestone Documents editors invite you to read and share these texts and accompanying scholarly commentary for free during the month of September. At left is an image of Ground Zero in New York City under construction (Library of Congress).
Behind the News Weekdays: 20/02/2017 watch What's your question? Have you seen or heard something in the news you'd like explained? It's a section on our website where you can let us know what topics you want us to cover. Ask 911 Rise: Reconnect & Remember Overview This year marks the tenth anniversary of September 11th, 2001. Discovery Education is proud to support your efforts as you go beyond the walls of your classroom to share these historic events with your students. Experience an Archive of the Live Events Discovery Education hosted four events in cities closely affected by September 11th featuring a preview of RISING: REBUILDING GROUND ZERO, followed by a live panel discussion with members of the community who were personally affected by September 11th, and an interactive Q & A session.
How to Help Your Students Observe the 9/11 Anniversary Whether it's with a moment of silence or an outpouring of service, schools across the country are considering how to help their students observe the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. A wide range of resources are available to assist educators as they seek learning opportunities around this emotion-charged date. Build Resilience Media coverage of the anniversary is certain to be intense, including graphic images of the terror attacks and interviews with survivors. Most of today's students are too young to remember the day the Twin Towers fell, but coverage may nonetheless trigger fear, grief, anxiety, and other strong reactions. The National Association of School Psychologists recommends reinforcing children's natural resilience, and helping them "to see themselves as a positive force in their world, even in the face of adversity."
CRITICAL THINKING EXIT SLIPS Need a succinct way to tie up a lesson and make it meaningful to students? Looking for an activity to engage students a few moments before the bell is going to ring? Exit slips are a great way for students to summarize what they learned during class for themselves -- and for the teacher! Teaching and Learning About 9/11 With The New York Times On that day — the Sept. 11 that requires no year — the sun set on crushed buildings in a reimagined world. It set on a recontoured skyline and a haunted city. The equations of life no longer worked. That’s the way it seemed. A decade now since the tall towers fell in New York and the Pentagon was gashed open and a diverted plane dropped into a field near Shanksville, Pa., people know where they were when they heard the unheard-of. -From N.R.