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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. Students from different grades working together during a grant. Capstone

It may be tempting to ask students to identify only with young, heroic figures [...] »

Photo, Deaf school children - dancing. Flickr

Opening lines of communication at the state or regional level encourages the [...] »

Photo, Professional Development-108, 2009, Barrett Web Coordinator, Flickr

Thorough evaluation must collect formative as well as summative data. [...] »

Photo. A Soil Conservation meeting. LOC

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

George Mason Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

How can you get teachers thinking about monuments and memorials as secondary [...] »

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

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

Teachers discussing Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address at a workshop

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln's [...] »

Painting, of the house and shop of David Alling, New Jersey Historical Society

You are General George Washington, outnumbered, and don't know where the [...] »

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