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TAH Annual Project Directors Conference

2011 Project Directors Meeting (Washington, DC)

The 2011 Teaching American History Project Directors Meeting in Washington, DC, focused on the theme "Lens on Talent: Portraits of Great History Teachers." Watch video of Dr. Bob Bain talking about historical thinking and the history classroom or a panel discussing lessons learned from a decade of TAH projects.

August 9, 2011

Learning to Think Like a History Teacher: Understanding the Distinctive Challenges and Practices of History Teaching

Dr. Bob Bain, University of Michigan, MI

August 10, 2011

How Can These TAH Projects Best Serve Teachers? A Discussion with TAH Teachers, Adminstrators, and Partners

Christina Chavarria, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, DC
Keil Hileman, De Soto Unified School District 232, KS
Stacy Hoeflich, Alexandria City Public Schools, VA
Bruce Lesh, Franklin High School, MD
Dr. Mark Stout, Howard County Public School System, MD

2009 Project Directors Meeting (Washington, DC)

The 2009 Teaching American History Project Directors Conference in Washington, DC, emphasized the importance of evaluation, the goal of improving history education for students, strategies for creating strong professional development, and ways to promote sustainability. Watch video of keynote presenters who focused on public history, Latino history, and America and the world.

December 9, 2009

Opening Remarks

Margo Anderson, Associate Assistant Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

Cruising with Clio Car: Applied History and Monumental Applications to Studying the American Past

Dr. James Percoco, West Springfield High School, VA
Priya Chhaya, Program Assistant, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Jin Prugsawan, Park Ranger, Arlington House National Memorial

December 10, 2009

Latino History is American History: Latino Struggles for Equal Opportunity in Education

Dr. Virginia Sanchez Korrol, Brooklyn College, City University of New York

December 11, 2009

Putting American History into World History

Dr. Thomas Bender, Professor of Humanities and History, New York University