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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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Explore lessons learned by TAH projects

Photography, Library room, 28 oct 2006, Flickr CC

Libraries and museums can bring teachers into direct contact with the stuff of [...] »

Photo, Grant members discussing. Peopling the American Past: CHNM

Collaboration is the key! Conduct feedback with your teachers, not upon them, [...] »

Photo, Teachers at American History Museum during a grant. CHNM

When schools partner with the history institutions in their own communities, [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

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

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

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

Achelous and Hercules by Thomas Hart Benton

Analyzing a massive primary source? Divide it up! Teachers at the Smithsonian [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner engages educators in close questioning of the [...] »

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