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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, A teacher observing a painting. Chicago History Project

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

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 [...] »

photography, Workshop, 20 July 2010, Flickr CC

How can historians, curators, and the organizations they represent best meet [...] »

Photo, "writing," September 9, 2007, found_drama, Flickr, creative commons

There's no quick and dirty way to win millions in grant funding. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Lithograph, "Abraham Lincoln's last reception," 1865, Anton Hohenstein, LoC

Lincoln's presidency and assassination are components of Essential American [...] »

Photo, Barker at the grounds. . . , 1941, Delano, LoC, Flickr Commons

Flow of History is an exemplary project in terms of management and outreach [...] »

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

What does architecture say about the past and the present? TAH teachers learn [...] »

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