Available online from Rethinking Schools: War, Terrorism and Our Classrooms - Teaching in the Aftermath of the September 11th Tragedy
, includes essays by Stephen J. Gould, Alfie Kohn, Bill Bigelow, and Arunhati Roy. http://www.rethinkingschools.org/static/special_reports/sept11/pdf/911insrt.pdf
Available online from Teachable Moment from the Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility: DBQ: What fuels terrorism by Islamic fundamentalists?
Controversy over the NYC Muslim Community Center & the 9/11 experience
Available online from The September 11th Education Trust: Creating Timelines and Using Personal Narratives and U.S. National Security and 9/11 http://www.learnabout9-11.org
The full curriculum package can be purchased from Social Studies School Service
Labib’s Café: Sharing the Bad Times
): Produced, edited and narrated by Judith Sloan for the Crossing the BLVD series. In an Egyptian cafe on Steinway Street in Astoria, hate spilled over and was calmly mopped up four nights after the September 11th attack on the World Trade Towers. Four young men entered the Queens, New York coffee shop that Labib Salama, an Egyptian immigrant to the US, had owned for five years. The gang did not hurt anyone, but they smashed everything: the tables, the mirrors, and the pictures on the walls. The police caught the young men but Labib Salama refused to press charges. He told the police he understood their anger and did not to create more. The young men returned to coffee shop an hour later, apologized, and helped to clean up the store that they had ransacked. Judith Sloan talked with owner Labib Salama and his customer Nasser Elgabry about these events.
The West Wing: Episodes
of the television series examined terrorism in the wake of September 11, 2001.