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

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

Photo, Middle school class, CHNM

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

Color Lithograph, Good books build character, 1925, C. B. Falls, LOC

Student learning begins with a teacher's dedication to and passion for studying [...] »

Photo, TAH John Teaching 2

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

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Learn about innovative TAH projects

Photo, classroom, bringinghistoryhome.org

What do carpentry and history have in common? [...] »

A Dog Swap, 1881 by Richard Norris Brooke, SAAM

Close observation and an inquisitive mind are all the tools you need to start [...] »

Teachers discussing Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address at a workshop

Ford's Theatre Society's Sarah Jencks leads teachers through Abraham Lincoln's [...] »

Achelous and Hercules by Thomas Hart Benton

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

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