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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

Teachers engaging in hands-on learning

Text-based primary sources not catching your students' (or your) interest? Kim [...] »

Photo. Teacher and student working together. TAH Pursuing Justic Grant

Evaluation is an absolute necessity to determine teacher growth and [...] »

Photo, Middle school class, CHNM

Making history the everyday in K-5 classrooms. [...] »

Photography, Library room, 28 oct 2006, Flickr CC

Libraries and museums can bring teachers into direct contact with the stuff of [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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 [...] »

Photo, "Totem grave," 1916?, Library of Congress

From literature and Native American perspectives to local history, this site [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner engages educators in close questioning of the [...] »

Abraham Lincoln, Geroge Healy, 1887

Watch Briana Zavadil White introduce teachers to portraits of inventors and [...] »

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TAH Projects Database