Tag Archives: Presidents’ Day

#CelebrateWithDE – Presidents’ Day

#CelebrateWithDE – Presidents’ Day

Presidents’ Day honors the legacies of former U.S. Presidents. Check out these Discovery Education Streaming and Social Studies Techbook resources and explore the history of the holiday, then join classrooms across the country for a Virtual Viewing Party on Friday, February 17.

Lively Lessons: Presidents, President’s, or Presidents’ Day?

In this Lively Lesson, students find a variety of real world examples of differing holiday spellings, explore media resources, then take a position on what an “official” spelling should be. Finally, they write persuasive letters to companies explaining why they should keep or change the spelling in their advertising or text.

Mousey Monday

  Happy Mousey Monday from Mousey to our Cache and Cookie readers! Discovery employees have the day off today to celebrate Presidents’ Day! However, Mousey still wanted to check in, and wish you all a Happy Presidents’ Day!   Presidents’ Day is the federal US holiday officially designated as George Washington’s birthday. Washington’s actual birthday

Fun Fact Friday: Flipping the White House

Did you know that when a U.S. President is sworn into office at noon on Inauguration Day, a hand-picked and highly trained team is tasked with transitioning the old administration out and moving the new administration in, all in less than six hours? Only White House staffers are allowed to touch a president’s belongings, and