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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, "Eat Money," waɪ.tiː, August 7, 2007, Flickr

Three years to spend nearly a million dollars [. . . ]. What could go wrong? [...] »

Photo, Professor presenting at a grant workshop, Developing Master Teachers

Historians learn from contact with educators. [...] »

Photo, Teacher discussing technology during a workshop. UMBC TAH Programs

The greatest lesson I have learned is the need to alter the role historians [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

Make large-scale historic events like the Holocaust personal with artifacts and [...] »

Teachers discussing Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address at a workshop

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln's [...] »

image of Paul Revere's drawing of the Boston Massacre

Want to discover three separate TAH projects on one site? Teach US History lets [...] »

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