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 [...] »
Read letters and documents written by the first U.S. president. [...] »
Learn strategies for teaching the presidency
This 8th-grade teacher shows how you can make primary and secondary source [...] »
Educators tour the NMAAHC exhibit "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox [...] »
Summer is the time for professional development! Eighth-grade teacher Elizabeth [...] »
Test your presidential knowledge!
Fond or far-fetched, everyone has one—but as president, nicknames garner [...] »
Think the mudslinging in modern campaigns is bad? Campaigns have always been " [...] »