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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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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. A Soil Conservation meeting. LOC

Speaking from years of experience, Gerri Hayes talks about planning TAH-grant- [...] »

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

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

Photo, "_MG_3750," May 14, 2009, Richard.Asia, Flickr, creative commons

How much does your local Board of Education know about your TAH grant program? [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

Tour Monticello with TAH teachers and learn about the history behind Thomas [...] »

Union Cavalry Musician's Jacket, Gettysburg National Military Park

Can digital tools foster historical thinking skills? Podcasting stories of the [...] »

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