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
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Surf an animated timeline of Abraham Lincoln's life and times. [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Summer is the time for professional development! Eighth-grade teacher Elizabeth [...] »
An 8th-grade teacher gets to the big picture via a specific historical case. [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »
Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »