Teaching Materials
Ask a Master Teacher
Lesson Plan Gateway
Lesson Plan Reviews
State Standards
Teaching Guides
Digital Classroom
Ask a Digital Historian
Tech for Teachers
Beyond the Chalkboard
History Content
Ask a Historian
Beyond the Textbook
History Content Gateway
History in Multimedia
Museums and Historic Sites
National Resources
Quiz
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Roundtables
Best Practices
Examples of Historical Thinking
Teaching in Action
Teaching with Textbooks
Using Primary Sources
TAH Projects
Lessons Learned
Project Directors Conference
Project Spotlight
TAH Projects
About
Staff
Partners
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Privacy
Quiz Rules
Blog
Outreach
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

Presidents 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 »

Learning Resources

Discover sources on the presidency

Detail, homepage

Unsure how to teach presidential history in an engaging manner? Try these [...] »

Photograph, Lyndon B. Johnson, portrait, facing left, June 1964, LoC.

What better way to explore Johnson's presidency than through the words of his [...] »

Engraving, Electioneering, 1840-1860, Abraham Lincoln Historical Digitization.

This site examines Illinois history and the life of Abraham Lincoln in the [...] »

Browse Learning Resources

Teaching Resources

Learn strategies for teaching the presidency

Lithograph, "The people of these United States. . . ," 1864, Kellogg, LoC

This 8th-grade teacher shows how you can make primary and secondary source [...] »

Photo, Funeral Dignitaries in front of Lincoln's Home, 1865, Lincoln library

This lesson leads students to see how Lincoln's life in Springfield influenced [...] »

How do the buildings and artifacts at Mount Vernon reflect the lives of the [...] »

Browse Teaching Resources

Quizzes

Test your presidential knowledge!

Photo, Lady Bird Johnson speaks with President Lyndon B. Johnson following. . .

When the presidents' maladies threatened to affect their performance. [...] »

Photo,"Waverly Place," 1968, James Jowers, George Eastman House, Flickr Commons

The politics of love—answer these questions about valentines to and from [...] »

Print, Dividing the national map, 1860, Library of Congress

What can historical election maps tell us? Take a look at the electoral vote [...] »

Browse Quizzes
 
Content