What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 4

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 3

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup 2

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

What We’re Talking About: A MAHG Reading Roundup

Every summer, TeachingAmericanHistory brings together scholars and teachers from around the nation to our campus…

Summer Reading Recommendations from Our Staff

Unsure of what to read this summer? The Teaching American History staff have some recommendations.…

U.S. History Lesson Plans on the Great Depression and the New Deal

The Great Depression and the New Deal impacted a generation and forever changed the role…

TAH One-Day Seminars in the Southwest

With a few months of the 2018-2019 school year under your belt, you may be…

Core American Documents: Reconstruction

"Reconstruction is one of these times in American History where you can learn the limits…

Teaching the Civil War and Reconstruction

The country was divided. A “nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that…

Core Documents Collection: Religion in American History and Politics

"You can't understand American History without understanding the role of religion in our history and…

Teaching the American Founding and the Constitutional Convention

Over the course of 100 days in 1787, American history would be made in a…

The Benefits of Team Teaching American History and Literature

It’s impossible to separate a culture’s literature from its history, yet every day, in classrooms…

Fifth Volume of Core Documents Collection – The Cold War Now Available!

The latest volume of  our Core American Documents Collections – the Cold War – is…

Saturday Webinar: Bloody Sunday in Selma, AL

Saturday, 3 March 2018's TAH.org teacher webinar was about Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. The…

Revive Your Love of Learning

Remember the excitement you felt the first time you read the Gettysburg Address, watched a…

Special Video Presentation: Gordon Lloyd at Pepperdine on the Bill of Rights

Dr. Gordon Lloyd visited Dr. Jeff Sikkenga's class at Pepperdine University in early February 2018…

Engage the Disengaged Student: Renew Your American History Curriculum with These Free Resources

“We hold these truths to be self evident.” “Government of the people, by the people,…

Minnesota Teacher of the Year Constantly Builds Her Content Knowledge

In March, the Minnesota Council of Social Studies named Heather Loeschke 2017 Teacher of the…

Summer 2017 History and Literature Seminar 

This July, TAH.org introduces a new program for teachers of American history and American literature. Our three-day History & Literature seminars…

Lucas Morel on Teaching Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad”

Colson Whitehead’s novel The Underground Railroad, which won the 2016 National Book Award for fiction…

Apply for July National Seminar for High School Educators

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) invites you to apply for the 2017 National…

Coming Summer 2017: American History Toolkits

Beginning in early August, TAH.org will add a series of American History Toolkits, which are…

Students “Unlock” Clues in Primary Documents, Finding Constitution Booklet

Joe Welch, an American history teacher at North Hills Middle School near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, relies…

Upcoming 2017 MAHG Schedule Available!

Interested in joining our Master of Arts in American History and Government (MAHG) degree program?…

Teacher’s Volunteer Work Gives her Students Opportunity to Work with Shoah Foundation

Kelly Eddy, a 2015 graduate of Ashland University's Master of Arts in American History and Government…

A Scholar of the Presidency Discusses the 2016 Election

The 2016 presidential election highlighted strong divisions among American voters, while the outcome defied the…

Pennsylvania Teacher Testifies to Benjamin Franklin’s Wonderful Life

Talk with teachers participating in TAH.org's programs, and you learn that many have cultivated a deep…

Program Report: Alexander Hamilton hosted at Fraunces Tavern, NYC

This last Saturday, October 15th, the esteemed Dr. Stephen Knott presented a Forum at the…

Five Teachers Compare Student Attitudes Toward Civil War

In this post, we report on five teachers’ project to assign a common book probing…

Creative Collaborations Among Teachers

The friendships that begin in the Master of Arts program in History and Government lead…

MAHG by the Numbers

On Saturday, August 13th, Ashland University awarded the degree of Master of Arts to 24…

Program Reports: The Father of the Constitution and The New Frontier

TAH.org hosted two Colloquia the weekend of August 12-14: James Madison: The Father of the…

Program Report: The Civil War at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Saturday, July 30th, TeachingAmericanHistory.org partnered once again with the Massachusetts Historical Society for a Forum…

Program Reports: “The American Founding” and “The Origins of the Cold War”

The Manatee Technical College hosted a two day TAH.org seminar on the topics of The…

Program Report: Charlottesville Weekend Colloquia

This past weekend, July 22-24, TeachingAmericanHistory.org and the Ashbrook Center hosted two Weekend Colloquia in…

Civics Renewal Network/AP Conference Presentation Materials

TAH.org has partnered with the Civics Renewal Network to present a workshop at the

Ashbrook Graduate Earns Top Teacher Award from Daughters of the American Revolution

The Daughters of the American Revolution have named a graduate of Ashbrook’s Master of Arts…

Program Report: FDR vs. Hoover at the MA Historical Society in Boston

On Saturday, May 21st TAH.org brought Dr. Gordon Lloyd to the Massachusetts Historical Society to…

Ashbrook Master’s Graduate Named Ohio’s Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher

In October, Kimberly Huffman, a graduate of Ashbrook's Master of Arts in American History and Government…

Teacher Offers Students A Second Chance To Engage With History Through Primary Documents

TAH.org Teacher seminars model the free and thoughtful discussion of primary documents. Creative teachers like Deb…

Freedom Day Resources

  Primary Document-based lesson plan collections - lessons on a wide variety of topics related to…

Program Report: “Civil Disobedience” Seminar in Asheville, NC

Last Saturday teachers from four states gathered in Asheville, North Carolina for one of the…

Dr. Gordon Lloyd’s Constitution Day Presentation

Dr. Gordon Lloyd, Professor Emeritus of Pepperdine University and Senior Fellow at the Ashbrook Center,…

TAH.org Weekend Colloquia in Philadelphia and Charlottesville

TAH.org held several Weekend Colloquia simultaneously this past weekend. Social Studies and Civics teachers from…

New, easier way to get to TeachingAmericanHistory.org

You can now reach TeachingAmericanHistory.org by typing TAH.org into your browser's URL window. We think…

Julia Fuette places a capstone on her education

Writing her capstone project, Julia Rae Fuette wanted to synthesize the most important concepts she’d…

Congratulations to MAHG Student Nancie Lindblom on Winning Arizona Teacher of the Year!

  Nancie Lindblom, Arizona Teacher of the Year   Nancie Lindblom believes the study of…

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