LOUISVILLE, Ky. — With Saturday marking the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, a non-profit organization and a group of educators are creating a curriculum to teach the next generation of what took place in New York, the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
What You Need To Know
- A non-profit works to impart lessons on 9/11
- Global Game Changers teaches about the heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks
- An educational curriculum offers interviews and online activities
- Their goal is to impart values of perseverance
It’s celebrating real-life heroes with the message from the Louisville non-profit called Global Game Changers.
The curriculum aims to instill lessons into the younger generation at the 9/11 commemorative event at Paristown.
Global Game Changers created an educational curriculum to help students remember and reflect on those who sacrificed their lives. The goal is to impart values of navigating through adversity and perseverance.
“Our mission is to empower kids to make a difference in the world to learn to know that they have the, the skills and the ability inside them to use their talents and their heart to create their own inner superpower,” said Jan Helson, co-founder of Global Game Changers. “And we believe that there were a lot of superheroes who sacrificed their lives on 911 and who rose to the occasion to help us recover as a country, and to, to find safety and resilience and to, to go and feel safe.”
The free curriculum provides interactive videos, activity books along with interviews from first-responders on scene in New York.