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What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers learn strategies for close examination of buildings in Washington, DC. [...] »

Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras! [...] »

How can you get teachers thinking about monuments and memorials as secondary and primary sources? Historians Christopher Hamner and Michael O'Malley started out by introducing teachers to the George Mason Memorial, Washington, DC. [...] »

How do you observe Memorial Day? Teachinghistory.org shares teaching resources for the holiday. [...] »

December 7, 2011 will mark the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Discover resources for teaching the day. [...] »

Let your students go out on a limb, and they might just exceed your expectations. [...] »

So you don't live near Gettysburg or the Alamo—can you still teach with historic place? Of course! [...] »

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, take a look at national and local veterans memorials. [...] »

Every town has a scattering of historical markers and statues. Discover what they really mean! [...] »

Teaching with place involves more than walking students around a battlefield. If you're using place in a TAH program, make sure to do your homework! says James A. Percoco. [...] »