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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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Photo, Teachers listening during a grant workshop. TAH: History Connected

Having a project director is nonnegotiable—Jeff Sun stresses the [...] »

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

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

Cigarette card, "Exercises for men: balance exercise," c. 1922-1939, NYPL

A strategic balance is crucial for getting the most out of your grant. [...] »

Photo, Teachers play-acting historical figures, Blessings of Liberty

Immerse K-3 teachers in programs designed for them. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

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Norman Lewis Evening Rendezvous 1962

Textbooks describe segregation in a few pages, but these artists share [...] »

Photo, "Totem grave," 1916?, Library of Congress

From literature and Native American perspectives to local history, this site [...] »

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

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

Historian Christopher Hamner visits the original Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial [...] »

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