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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, Tekenles op Amsterdamse school / Drawing lesson, Flickr

You've gone to the workshops. Now, how do you put what you learned into [...] »

Photo. Teachers on a walking tour in DC. NHEC

Place-based teaching isn't as simple as dropping students off at a museum. [...] »

Photo, A teacher observing a painting. Chicago History Project

Sit in the Historian's Chair to engage with primary and secondary sources. [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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Looking for resources that can provide a better understanding of Western [...] »

Lithograph, ". . . John Drinkwater's Abraham Lincoln," c. 1920-1929, LoC

Lincoln lesson plans are part of these TAH grants. [...] »

Homepage, detail

Serving a geographically far-flung group of teachers? [...] »

Photo, Barker at the grounds. . . , 1941, Delano, LoC, Flickr Commons

Flow of History is an exemplary project in terms of management and outreach [...] »

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