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
This presidential library presents sources from the 35th President's life and [...] »
Explore James Madison's life through his correspondence, personal notes, drafts [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Keep young students focused during field trips—use cameras! [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Decide whether these statements on the more-than-50-year-old tradition of [...] »
Can you match these famous first words with their presidential speakers? [...] »