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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

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

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

Photo, Tekenles op Amsterdamse school / Drawing lesson, Flickr

You've gone to the workshops. Now, how do you put what you learned into [...] »

Photo, Teachers listening during a grant workshop. TAH: History Connected

Having a project director is nonnegotiable—Jeff Sun stresses the [...] »

Illustration, The Capture of Vicksburg, August 1, 1863, Harpers

Context and finding connections make for effective primary source use. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Photo, Student, CHNM

This grant emphasizes use of local primary sources and locations to connect [...] »

SI. Among the Sierra Nevada, California  1868 Albert Bierstadt

Watch Suzannah Niepold of the Smithsonian American Art Museum guide teachers in [...] »

TAH teachers get an introduction to Monticello as Thomas Jefferson's ' [...] »

Norman Lewis Evening Rendezvous 1962

Textbooks describe segregation in a few pages, but these artists share [...] »

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