9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms: Teaching About by Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

While present literature stresses the significance of educating concerning the Sep 11 assaults at the US, many questions stay as to what lecturers are literally educating of their personal school rooms. Few stories handle how lecturers are utilizing of all of this recommendation and curriculum, what kinds of actions they're venture, and the way they pass approximately identifying what they'll do. Arguing that the occasions of 11th of September became a "chosen trauma" for the U.S., writer Cheryl Duckworth investigates how 9-11 is being taught in study rooms (if in any respect) and what narrative is being handed directly to today’s scholars approximately that day.



Using quantitative and qualitative info collected from US center and highschool lecturers, this quantity displays on international coverage advancements and tendencies due to the fact that September 11th, 2001 and analyzes what this is able to recommend for destiny traits in U.S. international coverage. the knowledge that the "post-9/11 iteration" has of what occurred and what it skill is critical to how american citizens will view overseas coverage within the coming many years (especially within the Islamic global) and if it is more likely to generate battle or foster peace.

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