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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, PCOE Lesson Study Participants, Mimi Coughlin and Roni Jones

Teaching American History project staff outline the ongoing process of creating [...] »

Photo, Teacher and Professor discuss. TAH: Pursuing Justice Grant

Learning to think as historians and educators goes both ways. [...] »

Photo, A teacher observing a painting. Chicago History Project

Sit in the Historian's Chair to engage with primary and secondary sources. [...] »

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

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

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Painting, of the house and shop of David Alling, New Jersey Historical Society

You are General George Washington, outnumbered, and don't know where the [...] »

Historian Christopher Hamner visits the original Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial [...] »

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

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

Photograph, Sam the Juvenile, 2007, laihiu, Flickr, cc

History is for everyone—including students in alternative education [...] »

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