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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, Allida Black presenting. The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

Does the parachute model work? What do historians learn from TAH? [...] »

Photo, Nutrition and health work in public schools, around 1918-20. Flickr

What makes a Teaching American History (TAH) evaluation successful? [...] »

Photo, Teacher discussing technology during a workshop. UMBC TAH Programs

The greatest lesson I have learned is the need to alter the role historians [...] »

Photo, Tekenles op Amsterdamse school / Drawing lesson, Flickr

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Lithograph, "Declaration of Independence. . . ," 1835-1856, N. Currier, LoC

Contextualize those founding documents—without context, they are little [...] »

A Dog Swap, 1881 by Richard Norris Brooke, SAAM

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

Sheet music cover, The International Rag, E. H. Pfeiffer, NYPL Digital Gallery

Just how has the U.S. impacted and been impacted by other nations? [...] »

How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »

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