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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 researching materials for lessons. Chicago History Project

How (and can) the effectiveness of a project be objectively measured? [...] »

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, The Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art. Met Museum

Visual and tactile experiences increase critical thinking skills. [...] »

Cigarette card, "Thanks for your invitation," c. 1893-1903, NYPL

Invite teachers in through the choice of project model and venue. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

Tour Monticello with TAH teachers and learn about the history behind Thomas [...] »

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 [...] »

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

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

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