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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, Teachers at American History Museum during a grant. CHNM

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

Photo. Teachers learning from Lincoln. Jim Percoco

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

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

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

Cigarette card, "Thanks for your invitation," c. 1893-1903, NYPL

Invite teachers in through the choice of project model and venue. [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way  1861 Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

Watch Suzannah Niepold guide TAH teachers through analyzing the differences [...] »

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

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

Historian Christopher Hamner introduces educators to the World War II Memorial [...] »

Lithograph, ". . . Shenandoah," Strobridge & Co. Lith., c. 1898, LoC

Take your projects beyond regional boundaries to give your grant the longest [...] »

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