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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, Teacher and Professor discuss. TAH: Pursuing Justice Grant

Learning to think as historians and educators goes both ways. [...] »

Cigarette card, "Thanks for your invitation," c. 1893-1903, NYPL

Invite teachers in through the choice of project model and venue. [...] »

photography, Workshop, 20 July 2010, Flickr CC

How can historians, curators, and the organizations they represent best meet [...] »

Photo. Teacher and student working together. TAH Pursuing Justic Grant

Evaluation is an absolute necessity to determine teacher growth and [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Photo, North Window Arch, 05/1972, David Hiser, National Archives, Flickr

JHAT, Jr. strengthens history in the elementary classroom, and provides [...] »

How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »

U.S. Constitution, NARA

Communication and performance-based evaluation characterize this Washington [...] »

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

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TAH Projects Database