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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

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Terri Ruyter and Michele Yokell

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

Photo. Teachers learning from Lincoln. Jim Percoco

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

Photo, Professional Development-108, 2009, Barrett Web Coordinator, Flickr

Thorough evaluation must collect formative as well as summative data. [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

A lead historian provides continuity and consistency. [...] »

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Photograph, Sam the Juvenile, 2007, laihiu, Flickr, cc

History is for everyone—including students in alternative education [...] »

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

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

image of Paul Revere's drawing of the Boston Massacre

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

U.S. Constitution, NARA

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

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