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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

Terri Ruyter and Michele Yokell

Bring the natural landscape to New York City students and vice-versa. [...] »

Photo. A Soil Conservation meeting. LOC

Speaking from years of experience, Gerri Hayes talks about planning TAH-grant- [...] »

Screenshot, "Making Connections: Using What's Taught," teachinghistory.org

Take the time to let teachers learn by doing, and present information in [...] »

Detail, Library of Congress, ichicdn n064171, chicago daily news

Being a successful history teacher also necessarily involves being an engaged [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Photomechanical print, "Detroit. . . ," Detroit Photographic, 1898-1905, LoC

How can one means of transportation be used to teach American history? [...] »

image of Paul Revere's drawing of the Boston Massacre

Want to discover three separate TAH projects on one site? Teach US History lets [...] »

Sheet music cover, The International Rag, E. H. Pfeiffer, NYPL Digital Gallery

Just how has the U.S. impacted and been impacted by other nations? [...] »

Photo, ". . . Yemenite rabbi," Matson Photo Service, 1934-39, LoC

Learn to experience the past through related sounds—speeches, [...] »

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