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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, Students at Washington High School at class, Flicr

Before beginning my first Teaching American History (TAH) grant in 2003, I was [...] »

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

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

Photo. Students from different grades working together during a grant. Capstone

It may be tempting to ask students to identify only with young, heroic figures [...] »

Teacher looking at exhibits at the museum. USHMM

Christina Chavarria of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum describes the many [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

U.S. Constitution, NARA

Communication and performance-based evaluation characterize this Washington [...] »

Screenshot of the elementary and secondary portals of the website

Looking for resources that can provide a better understanding of Western [...] »

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

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

A Dog Swap, 1881 by Richard Norris Brooke, SAAM

Close observation and an inquisitive mind are all the tools you need to start [...] »

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