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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, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

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

Photo, Teachers listening during a grant workshop. TAH: History Connected

Having a project director is nonnegotiable—Jeff Sun stresses the [...] »

Photo. Teacher observing students during a lesson. NHEC

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

Illustration, The Capture of Vicksburg, August 1, 1863, Harpers

Context and finding connections make for effective primary source use. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Historian Christopher Hamner introduces educators to the World War II Memorial [...] »

Photo, Student, CHNM

This grant emphasizes use of local primary sources and locations to connect [...] »

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way  1861 Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

Watch Suzannah Niepold guide TAH teachers through analyzing the differences [...] »

front page of Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness TAH project

Looking for a rich repository of lesson plans across the U.S. History [...] »

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