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
Presents detailed information on all 43 of the nation's presidents. [...] »
Can't travel to Monticello? Take your students on a virtual tour of Jefferson's [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras! [...] »
Two styles of document reading demonstrate what successful readers do to [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »