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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, Teachers at American History Museum during a grant. CHNM

When schools partner with the history institutions in their own communities, [...] »

Photo, TAH John Teaching 2

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge [...] »

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

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

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 [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

front page of Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness TAH project

Looking for a rich repository of lesson plans across the U.S. History [...] »

Illustration, Americans, all, let's fight. . . , 1943, Leon Helguera, UNT

Social history for the entire school populace—ELL and special education [...] »

Screenshot of the elementary and secondary portals of the website

Looking for resources that can provide a better understanding of Western [...] »

Glass negative, Pearson's return home. . . , 1937, Harris & Ewing, LoC

Start small. Help students see how the history in their own neighborhoods [...] »

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