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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, TAH John Teaching 2

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge [...] »

Terri Ruyter and Michele Yokell

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

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

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

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

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

Photo, Barker at the grounds. . . , 1941, Delano, LoC, Flickr Commons

Flow of History is an exemplary project in terms of management and outreach [...] »

Photo, October 11 Century of Progress. . . , 2011, Century of Progress, Flickr

Need to know more about the Mexican-American War? Check. How to use your iPad [...] »

Photomechanical print, "Detroit. . . ," Detroit Photographic, 1898-1905, LoC

How can one means of transportation be used to teach American history? [...] »

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