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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 play-acting historical figures, Blessings of Liberty

Immerse K-3 teachers in programs designed for them. [...] »

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

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

Photo, Middle school class, CHNM

Making history the everyday in K-5 classrooms. [...] »

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

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »

Achelous and Hercules by Thomas Hart Benton

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

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

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

Photo, October 11 Century of Progress. . . , 2011, Century of Progress, Flickr

Need to know more about the Mexican-American War? Check. How to use your iPad [...] »

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