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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

Poster, "We Can Do It!," c. 1942-1943, U. S. National Archvies, Flickr Commons

How we learned to design professional development for teachers and their [...] »

Photo, Professional Development-108, 2009, Barrett Web Coordinator, Flickr

Thorough evaluation must collect formative as well as summative data. [...] »

Photo, Allida Black presenting. The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers

Does the parachute model work? What do historians learn from TAH? [...] »

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

Photo, Student, CHNM

This grant emphasizes use of local primary sources and locations to connect [...] »

A Dog Swap, 1881 by Richard Norris Brooke, SAAM

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

image of Paul Revere's drawing of the Boston Massacre

Want to discover three separate TAH projects on one site? Teach US History lets [...] »

What do the contents of pockets say about their owners? TAH teachers model [...] »

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TAH Projects Database