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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

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

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

Terri Ruyter and Michele Yokell

Bring the natural landscape to New York City students and vice-versa. [...] »

Photo, TAH John Teaching 2

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge [...] »

photography, Workshop, 20 July 2010, Flickr CC

How can historians, curators, and the organizations they represent best meet [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

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

Photomechanical print, "Detroit. . . ," Detroit Photographic, 1898-1905, LoC

How can one means of transportation be used to teach American history? [...] »

U.S. Constitution, NARA

Communication and performance-based evaluation characterize this Washington [...] »

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

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TAH Projects Database