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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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Photo. Longacre Square, New York. LOC

Has your school received the NEH's Picturing America materials? Brian Carlin [...] »

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

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

Photo, Teachers researching materials for lessons. Chicago History Project

How (and can) the effectiveness of a project be objectively measured? [...] »

Photo. Teachers discussing lessons over lunch. TAH: Pursuing Justice Grant

One need only attend the TAH directors’ meeting to see how many permutations [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

Postcard, "Euclid Arcade," c. 1915, Teaching & Learning Cleveland

Connect stories across historical eras. [...] »

Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »

George Mason Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

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

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