20th Anniversary of 9/11

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 09 September 2021 > Ready to Use

9/11 … a date etched in everyone’s memory forever. 20 years ago, the world changed tremendously in a few hours. The terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center were as unexpected as life-changing for the whole world. Commemorations and various events are to take place in the U.S. to pay tribute to those who lost … Continue reading “20th Anniversary of 9/11”

9/11 20 Years On

Posted by Speakeasy News > Saturday 14 August 2021 > In the News

On 11 September 2001, the world watched in horror and disbelief as first one plane and then a second crashed into the Twin Towers of the NYC’s World Trade Center. Then news spread of a third hijacked plane heading to the Pentagon and a fourth that crashed en route to Washington, D.C., thanks to the … Continue reading “9/11 20 Years On”

Activist New York

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 25 May 2020 >

This worksheet guides pupils to explore the online version of an exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.  “Activist New York” looks at the history of protest movements in the city from the 17th Century to today, fights for workers’ rights, civil rights, votes for women or free speech.  The “Political and … Continue reading “Activist New York”

Projet du souvenir: les champs de bataille de la Première guerre mondiale

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 02 September 2016 > Pedagogy

Les commémorations actuelles du centenaire de la première guerre mondiale sont une occasion parfaite pour construire des séquences mêlant histoire et culture. Le projet Remembrance, destiné aux 3èmes, organisé avec la collaboration d’un collègue en histoire et en partenariat avec un établissement européen, permet aux élèves de deux pays de communiquer régulièrement tout au long … Continue reading “Projet du souvenir: les champs de bataille de la Première guerre mondiale”