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Teaching American History (TAH) Projects

Watch video of keynote speakers from the 2009 and 2011 Teaching American History Project Directors meetings. Topics include historical thinking, public history, and lessons learned from TAH. FIND OUT MORE »

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Lessons Learned

Explore lessons learned by TAH projects

Photo. Teacher observing students during a lesson. NHEC

Guide educators step-by-step through lesson creation with intensive lesson [...] »

Color Lithograph, Good books build character, 1925, C. B. Falls, LOC

Student learning begins with a teacher's dedication to and passion for studying [...] »

Photo, The Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art. Met Museum

Visual and tactile experiences increase critical thinking skills. [...] »

Photo, Allida Black presenting. The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

Does the parachute model work? What do historians learn from TAH? [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Make large-scale historic events like the Holocaust personal with artifacts and [...] »

Union Cavalry Musician's Jacket, Gettysburg National Military Park

Can digital tools foster historical thinking skills? Podcasting stories of the [...] »

Photo, October 11 Century of Progress. . . , 2011, Century of Progress, Flickr

Need to know more about the Mexican-American War? Check. How to use your iPad [...] »

Illustration, Americans, all, let's fight. . . , 1943, Leon Helguera, UNT

Social history for the entire school populace—ELL and special education [...] »

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