Inspire your students - and your teaching practice - with content-rich media resources from Mount Vernon. Primary sources from Washington’s life, and the lives of those around him, are complemented by mobile-ready tools and secondary resources ideal for student use.

George Washington Digital Encyclopedia

George Washington Digital Encyclopedia

Combine our growing collection of interactive primary sources with the Digital Encyclopedia of George Washington, a trusted resource developed and vetted by scholars, to jump-start your students' research projects.

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George Washington: Lessons in Leadership

George Washington: Lessons in Leadership

Learn more about George Washington the leader in this 6 part video produced by the History Channel. You will see how George Washington learned from his failures and developed a set of leadership skills that are as valuable today as they were back in Washington's time.

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The Mount Vernon App

Designed for both iPhones and Android-powered smartphones, the Mount Vernon App allows one to access an array of interesting tours, onboard maps, information on hundreds of points of interest, fun onboard challenges, a plant finder, and more. The free app can be downloaded straight onto your own device.

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