Classrooms: Teaching 9/11, seven years later

Thursday, September 11, 2008

The events of September 11th still seem too fresh to qualify as American history. High school teachers are grappling with how to teach this event to kids, some of them just seven years old in 2001. Gideon Sanders is one such teacher who has thought about how to discuss this with his students. He joins The Takeaway to discuss how he's turning an emotionally fraught moment into an opportunity to teach the lessons of 9/11. Paloma Walker, a senior at McKinley Technology High School, also joins us.
Guests: Gideon Sanders, Social Studies department chair, McKinley Technology High School and Paloma Walker, senior at McKinley Technology High School

Contributors:

Chelsea Merz

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