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Photo. A Soil Conservation meeting. LOC

Speaking from years of experience, Gerri Hayes talks about planning TAH-grant-supported professional development courses for high school educators. [...] »

Photo. Teacher observing students during a lesson. NHEC

Guide educators step-by-step through lesson creation with intensive lesson study. Matt Karlsen discusses the implementing of a lesson study grant project. [...] »

Photo. Teachers on a walking tour in DC. NHEC

Place-based teaching isn't as simple as dropping students off at a museum. Sarah Jencks and Talia Mosconi talk about introducing teachers to layered teaching with historical sites. [...] »

Photo. Students from different grades working together during a grant. Capstone

It may be tempting to ask students to identify only with young, heroic figures that students want to see as similar to themselves. James A. Liou argues that students should be encouraged otherwise. [...] »

Photo. Illumination Ceremony at dawn. Flickr

Teaching with place involves more than walking students around a battlefield. If you're using place in a TAH program, make sure to do your homework! says James A. Percoco. [...] »

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

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

Teachers engaging in hands-on learning

Text-based primary sources not catching your students' (or your) interest? Kim Laing and Elspeth Inglis of Kalamazoo, MI, talk about introducing objects to the classroom. [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a musem. TAH: Peopling the American Past. CHNM

With effective collaboration, TAH Grant projects can change and grow. [...] »

Photo, Teachers play-acting historical figures, Blessings of Liberty

Immerse K-3 teachers in programs designed for them. [...] »

Photo, A teacher observing a painting. Chicago History Project

Sit in the Historian's Chair to engage with primary and secondary sources. [...] »

 
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