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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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Explore lessons learned by TAH projects

Terri Ruyter and Michele Yokell

Bring the natural landscape to New York City students and vice-versa. [...] »

Color Lithograph, Good books build character, 1925, C. B. Falls, LOC

Student learning begins with a teacher's dedication to and passion for studying [...] »

Photo. Teachers learning from Lincoln. Jim Percoco

Teachers from Maine demonstrate how biographies enhance their ability to [...] »

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

What do the contents of pockets say about their owners? TAH teachers model [...] »

Sheet music cover, The International Rag, E. H. Pfeiffer, NYPL Digital Gallery

Just how has the U.S. impacted and been impacted by other nations? [...] »

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

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

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

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