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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. A Soil Conservation meeting. LOC

Speaking from years of experience, Gerri Hayes talks about planning TAH-grant- [...] »

Photo, Professor presenting at a grant workshop, Developing Master Teachers

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

Photo. Teachers learning from Lincoln. Jim Percoco

Teachers from Maine demonstrate how biographies enhance their ability to [...] »

Teachers engaging in hands-on learning

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

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

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

Woodcut theatrical poster, "The Professor," A.S. Seer Print, 1881, LoC

Implementation is key. How can you incorporate ideas from TAH workshops into [...] »

George Mason Memorial. Teachinghistory.org

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

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