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What to Expect at TAH Programs

TAH.org offers programs designed to give social studies teachers the very best preparation for the classroom.

Our seminar-style classes encourage you to engage directly with primary source documents, rather than simply listening to lectures. Our faculty treat you as colleagues, respecting your work as teachers, and helping you grow as scholars. Our goal is to bring social studies teachers into a conversation about the American experiment in self-government. Our hope is that America’s students will be brought into this conversation as well.

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TAH helps teachers do the real work of history

Speaking of Professor Scott Yenor, Liz Schley said: “He guided us to do our own thinking. He’d ask us, ‘Why do you think what you’ve just said—can you point to a particular section of the document, or to other readings you’ve done?’” As teachers went back to the text to look for evidence, and as they listened to others who pointed to different evidence, they often revised their thinking.

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Upcoming TAH Programs

One-Day Seminar: Fragment On Constitution and Union – A. Lincoln hosted by Knox County, TN School District (Held Online)

Aug 03, 2021 | 12:55 PM - 2:30 PM |

Nestled among the complete speeches and writings of Abraham Lincoln are several fragments, or brief notes, that represent Lincoln’s thoughts on a variety of issues.... Read more »

One-Day Seminar: The Progressive Era hosted by Historic Columbia & South Carolina Council for History Education (Columbia, SC)

Aug 06, 2021 | 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM | South Carolina

After the Civil War, the challenges presented by a developing industrial economy helped to encourage the progressive movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth... Read more »

One-Day Seminar: Madison & Hamilton: Competing Visions hosted by Florida Council for History Education (Held Online)

Aug 07, 2021 | 8:55 AM - 12:30 PM |

James Madison and Alexander Hamilton were allies as authors of the federalist Papers, and yet their views on how the new government should function and... Read more »