Hamilton in Monticello: Are you a fan of Hamilton the Musical? Interested in learning more about the history behind it? Thomas Jefferson figures prominently in the musical and the Hamilton story. Click on the image below to find out how Monticello ties in with events from Hamilton the Musical, using actual lyrics from the play.
Monticello Kahoot Quizzes Do you use Kahoot in the classroom? We have created some Jefferson and Monticello related quizzes to help you gauge student learning - either pre-visit or when you are studying Jefferson in the classroom!
Monticello Explorer A really cool virtual tour of the house with 3-D models, animations, and details on people, spaces, and places.
Experience the range of Jefferson's interests through a typical twenty-four hours of his retirement at Monticello.
"Age of Jefferson" Massive Open Online Course A free online, six-week course developed by the University of Virginia and Monticello and led by Peter Onuf, a leading scholar of Jefferson and the early American republic. Participants will learn not only why Jefferson’s legacy is essential to understanding global history, but also why UNESCO has designated Monticello and the University of Virginia as a World Heritage Site. Available on Coursera and iTunes.
School Fieldtrips Learn about the three great ways to take a school field trip to Monticello.
Monticello Classroom An online resource for upper elementary and middle school students with short bios and reports, images, activities and lesson plans.
Lewis and Clark Study Resource A collection of essays, activities, and background information created by Monticello staff for the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark Expedition