For Educators

Field Trips
Your Way.

Join us for our award-winning interactive field trip, or let us help you plan a hands-on visit around your current curriculum.

Lesson Plans and
Printable Resources

Download free, engaging lesson plans to help bring U.S. history to life in your classroom.

Our Distance Learning Program brings the Museum to your classroom.

Homeschool Resources

The Polk Home and Museum loves our homeschool community! We offer a variety of programming designed for parent educators and cooperative homeschool groups.

Distance Learning

Bring the history of the nation’s 11th president directly into your classroom with online and in-person lessons and discussions with our museum educators and professional staff.

Traveling Classroom Info

We know that it is not always possible to bring your students to us. Let us bring the President James K. Polk Home and Museum to you. Our licensed educator will travel to schools in Middle TN for a 45 minute, in person standards-based lesson and activity. Our lessons can be modified based on grade level and classroom needs. Available now! Contact thomas@jameskpolk.com for more information. More Details Coming Soon.

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