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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, "Social Networks," March 11, 2009, 10ch, Flickr

Communities of history educators certainly existed before the TAH program began [...] »

Photomechanical print, "Yorkshire Team," c. 1921-1929, New York Public Library

Get the most out of your grant; the benefits of collaboration as professional [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional [...] »

Photo, Teachers researching materials for lessons. Chicago History Project

How (and can) the effectiveness of a project be objectively measured? [...] »

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Project Spotlight

Learn about innovative TAH projects

Abraham Lincoln, Geroge Healy, 1887

Watch Briana Zavadil White introduce teachers to portraits of inventors and [...] »

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

Lithograph, "Abraham Lincoln's last reception," 1865, Anton Hohenstein, LoC

Lincoln's presidency and assassination are components of Essential American [...] »

Tranparency, ". . . Boy Scout. . . ," John Rous, 1941, LoC, Flickr Commons

With increasing emphasis on accountability, how can you conduct an effective [...] »

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TAH Projects Database