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Want to use Teachinghistory.org for professional development? Learn where to start with this video from outreach director Jennifer Rosenfeld! [...] »

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

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

photography, Workshop, 20 July 2010, Flickr CC

How can historians, curators, and the organizations they represent best meet the needs of teachers? By listening to and sharing with everyone involved in professional development. [...] »

Photography, Library room, 28 oct 2006, Flickr CC

Libraries and museums can bring teachers into direct contact with the stuff of history. [...] »

Photography, Puzzle 1 Unsolved, 25 April 2008, John Bell, Flickr CC

Is your history curriculum based on abstract concepts? Learn how the Northern Nevada TAH Project team streamlined lesson plans with essential questions (EQs). [...] »

Photo, Teachers at a professional development workshop. CHNM TAH

Stan Pesick and Carolyn Halpin-Healy define lesson study, a professional development model where teachers collaboratively create lessons and critique them in action. [...] »

Photo, PCOE Lesson Study Participants, Mimi Coughlin and Roni Jones

Teaching American History project staff outline the ongoing process of creating and managing effective lesson-study-focused grants. [...] »

Photo, TAH John Teaching 2

In their TAH grant project, professors John Bieter and Kathleen Budge encouraged 5th, 9th, and 11th-grade teachers to adopt the thinking habits of historians and approach history as problem-solvers. [...] »

Teacher looking at exhibits at the museum. USHMM

Christina Chavarria of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum describes the many resources the museum can offer TAH Grant projects. [...] »

Photo. Longacre Square, New York. LOC

Has your school received the NEH's Picturing America materials? Brian Carlin and Philip Panaritis of New York describe how they incorporated Picturing American into TAH grant projects. [...] »

 
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