Virtual Field Trip with Discovery Education

Ford’s Theatre partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms nationwide, to take students on an interactive virtual field trip to the national historic landmark and working theatre. This unique learning experience gives students an exclusive opportunity to tour the historic site, explore the leadership and legacy of Abraham Lincoln, and learn the story of the president’s assassination and its impact on American history.

Virtual Field Trip Live Q&A
Still have questions about President Lincoln, Ford’s Theatre or the assassination? Ford’s Education Staff answered student questions on April 14, 2016 in this 60-minute Q&A

Classroom Activities
Download this pdf of activities to enhance your classroom experience and prepare your students for the virtual field trip and to reflect on Lincoln's legacy.

Interactive Resources
Discover the life, legacy and leadership values of Lincoln with these interactive resources.