Originally a celebration of George Washington's birthday, today Presidents Day also honors Abraham Lincoln's birthday and the office of the president. Teach and learn about the day!
How can we learn what past presidents thought and felt? Reading presidential letters gives students a chance to "hear" the professional and personal voices of presidents. FIND OUT MORE »
Discover sources on the presidency
Take in the latest scholarship on the life of the first U.S. president. [...] »
Can't travel to Monticello? Take your students on a virtual tour of Jefferson's [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
To indict or not to indict? Watergate raised complicated questions concerning [...] »
Students reading over-the-top fiction? Remind them to read historical fiction [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »
Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »