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
First-grade teacher Jennifer Orr asks her own history questions when she visits [...] »
Photographs, audio clips, documents, and more preserve the presidency of [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Elementary teacher Karen Eanes hooks her students with engaging historical [...] »
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Test your presidential knowledge!
When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »