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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, Professor presenting at a grant workshop, Developing Master Teachers

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

Teachers engaging in hands-on learning

Text-based primary sources not catching your students' (or your) interest? Kim [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional [...] »

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

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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Looking for resources that can provide a better understanding of Western [...] »

Photo, ". . . Yemenite rabbi," Matson Photo Service, 1934-39, LoC

Learn to experience the past through related sounds—speeches, [...] »

Lithograph, ". . . John Drinkwater's Abraham Lincoln," c. 1920-1929, LoC

Lincoln lesson plans are part of these TAH grants. [...] »

Lithograph, "Abraham Lincoln's last reception," 1865, Anton Hohenstein, LoC

Lincoln's presidency and assassination are components of Essential American [...] »

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