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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. Students from different grades working together during a grant. Capstone

It may be tempting to ask students to identify only with young, heroic figures [...] »

Photo. Teacher observing students during a lesson. NHEC

Guide educators step-by-step through lesson creation with intensive lesson [...] »

Photo, Grant members discussing. Peopling the American Past: CHNM

Collaboration is the key! Conduct feedback with your teachers, not upon them, [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way  1861 Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

Watch Suzannah Niepold guide TAH teachers through analyzing the differences [...] »

Painting, of the house and shop of David Alling, New Jersey Historical Society

You are General George Washington, outnumbered, and don't know where the [...] »

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

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

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