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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, Middle school class, CHNM

Making history the everyday in K-5 classrooms. [...] »

Photo, The Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art. Met Museum

Visual and tactile experiences increase critical thinking skills. [...] »

Photography, Library room, 28 oct 2006, Flickr CC

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

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

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

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

Woodcut theatrical poster, "The Professor," A.S. Seer Print, 1881, LoC

Implementation is key. How can you incorporate ideas from TAH workshops into [...] »

Achelous and Hercules by Thomas Hart Benton

Analyzing a massive primary source? Divide it up! Teachers at the Smithsonian [...] »

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