Although studies of September 11th
are not directly related to
the Young Heroes of History,
we have found such a great need for this information that
we are posting it on our web site.
These web sites contain information, aids and even lesson plans
for teaching topics focusing on September 11th , terrorism
or other related sites. This
list is by no means complete nor is it an endorsement of the content
material contained within.
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A super site from PBS
Another great site! Covers
terrorism in many different aspects.
Provides links for teachers to address in the classroom including such
topics as U.S. foreign policy, Islam, and Arab and Arab American news.
has edited two volumes of September 11 essays that will be released by
the New Press in September 2002
A good resource from the Southern Poverty Law Center
A collection of essays and ideas on teaching Sept. 11
Massachusetts Association of Special Education Parent Advisory
Councils (MASSPAC) Resources available for PACs, parent leaders and
educators relative to the 9/11 terrorist attack in the US.
Poems and the role of writing about 9/11
A PBS info site on Bin Laden
The National Association of Arab Americans gives a nice site to
learn about them, the middle east and Islam
Pictures of the World Trade Center before and after in PDF
A good resource from the University of Michigan on how to lead a class
A similar page on leading a discussion from Arizona State University
A straight forward lesson plan written after the attack but can be
The Middle East Research and Information Project
Biological Weapons and America's Secret War
Judith Miller, Stephen Engelberg, and
William Broad. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2001.
Holy War, Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden
Peter Bergen. New York: Free Press,
Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil, and Fundamentalism in Central
Ahmed Rashid. New Haven, CT: Yale
University Press, 2000.
Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy
Paul Pillar. Washington, DC: Brookings
Institution Press, 2001.
Terrorism, Asymetric Warfare, and Weapons of Mass Destruction:
Defending the U.S. Homeland
Anthony Cordesman. Westport, CT:
War in a Time of Peace
David Halberstam. New York: Scribner,
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