The United States Department of Education
2008 Teaching American History Grant
application is now available.
The December 10 application deadline will come soon. Now is the time to start planning your program.
WebLessons can help you get funded
In the past five years, WebLessons has been a key program component in 31 TAH programs in 12 states, providing these districts with:
Please contact us now to schedule a virtual tour of WebLessons and receive an initial TAH Grant consultation.
WebLessons takes teachers beyond the textbook
Bound textbooks may be the backbone of U.S. History instruction, but TAH evaluators are looking for innovation and change. It only makes sense to include in your program a technology component that gives teachers broad access to thousands of primary sources on the World Wide Web—far more than could ever be contained in a textbook. That's not all. WebLessons supports teachers by framing all that great Web content around an effective instructional model that helps students understand, analyze, and reflect on historical events.
WebLessons builds teachers' subject expertise
WebLessons helps improve teachers' knowledge and appreciation of American history, guiding them every step of the way from subject matter research to practical classroom applications. Teachers have access to over 1400 pages of in-depth instructor's guides packed with:
Onsite staff development is part of our program
WebLessons provides TAH program participants with onsite training at regular intervals. Teachers are able to interact directly with WebLesson developers, instructional designers, and subject matter experts. Interactive online training is also available to help ensure teacher success.
Go to Weblessons.com to see a sample of our online training.
WebLessons gives teachers a powerful instructional tool
WebLessons makes it easy for teachers to deliver meaningful learning activities to students through an integrated e-learning system. Features include:
WebLessons raises student achievement
WebLessons focuses on “significant issues, episodes, and turning points in the history of the United States” and the importance of these in determining the line of America's development. WebLessons raises student achievement by providing:
Visit weblessons.com to see a list of U.S. History topics.
WebLessons offers grant writing support
WebLessons has helped more than 50 school districts and consortia write and submit TAH Grant applications. We have carefully studied the feedback from grant evaluators. We know the requirements, and we know what evaluators are looking for.
If you want to apply, the WebLessons staff will:
Call us to learn more
We invite you to learn more about WebLessons and the TAH Grant by calling us at 1(800) 672-6988 or writing to TAH@weblessons.com.