Towering Memorial

WORLD The poppy exhibition at the Tower of London has become a national sensation, with some 4 million people expected to have seen it by the time the last of the poppies is planted on Nov. 11, the day the war ended in 1918. (Washington Post) Use our resources to better understand Armistice Day. Teachers, scroll down of a short list of key resources in … Continue reading Towering Memorial

Tough Sell at Ground Zero

BUSINESS Some families of victims are infuriated at the “crass commercialism” of the gift shop at the new National September 11 Memorial Museum. (Washington Post) Use our resources to understand methods of teaching through tragedy. Discussion Ideas Like almost all museums, the new 9/11 museum in New York City has a gift shop. This has made some people uncomfortable. However, the Washington Post article reports, … Continue reading Tough Sell at Ground Zero