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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, Allida Black presenting. The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

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

Photo, A teacher observing a painting. Chicago History Project

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

Photography, Library room, 28 oct 2006, Flickr CC

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

Photo, Teacher discussing technology during a workshop. UMBC TAH Programs

The greatest lesson I have learned is the need to alter the role historians [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Historian Christopher Hamner visits the original Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial [...] »

U.S. Constitution, NARA

Communication and performance-based evaluation characterize this Washington [...] »

Photograph, Sam the Juvenile, 2007, laihiu, Flickr, cc

History is for everyone—including students in alternative education [...] »

Tour Monticello with TAH teachers and learn about the history behind Thomas [...] »

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