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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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Screenshot, "Making Connections: Using What's Taught," teachinghistory.org

Take the time to let teachers learn by doing, and present information in [...] »

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

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

Photo, Allida Black presenting. The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

Does the parachute model work? What do historians learn from TAH? [...] »

Photo, Deaf school children - dancing. Flickr

Opening lines of communication at the state or regional level encourages the [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

George Mason Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

How can you get teachers thinking about monuments and memorials as secondary [...] »

Take a look at artifacts from the past—what might they be? Teachers model [...] »

front page of Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness TAH project

Looking for a rich repository of lesson plans across the U.S. History [...] »

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

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

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