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September 11: Teaching Contemporary History - An Online Conference

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial offer a free online conference for designed to provide K-12 educators with resources and strategies for addressing the September 11 terrorist attacks.
September 11 Online ConferenceOn Wednesday, August 3 and Thursday, August 4, 2011, the National Museum of American History, National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Pentagon Memorial Fund, and Flight 93 National Memorial, will offer a FREE online conference, September 11: Teaching Contemporary History, for K-12 teachers. 

Designed to provide educators with resources and strategies for addressing the September 11 terrorist attacks, the conference will include roundtable discussions with content experts and six workshop sessions. These sessions will highlight resources available at each organization, provide background information on September 11, and encourage conversations on how to document, preserve, and interpret recent history and current events.

Registration for this free event is available at http://smithsonianconference.org/september11. The program is supported by the National Museum of American History’s partner Thinkfinity.org, the Verizon Foundation’s portal of K-12 lesson plans and educational resources.


July 22, 2011  |   LearningTimes News

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