“I Do Solemnly Swear: The U.S. Presidential Inauguration:” Discovery Inc. and Discovery Education are partnering to present a program to help educators, students, and families learn about the inauguration of the President of the United States.
This exclusive, no cost virtual learning experience provides students behind the scenes access to this historic event through a series of interviews with inaugural experts and historians, and Dr. Biden will provide a greeting to students as it begins.
The program will premiere Tuesday, January 19, at 12:00 p.m. Eastern exclusively on www.discoveryeducation.com and will air the same week on Discovery Family and in Spanish on Discovery Familia.
Our White House: An Inaugural Celebration for Young Americans: The Presidential Inauguration Committee will host a first-ever curated livestream for young Americans before and during the Inaugural Ceremonies, when President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris are sworn in as the President and Vice President of the United States.
The livestream, hosted by award winning entertainer and advocate Keke Palmer, will feature a special message from Dr. Jill Biden; commentary from historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Erica Armstrong Dunbar; a segment on presidential pets produced by Nickelodeon; excerpts of student voices from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs “We the Young People” programming; trivia questions, including some asked by Doug Emhoff; segments produced by the Library of Congress; and other special features.
The livestream can be watched at BidenInaugural.org/youth on Wednesday, January 20, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern.
It will also be broadcast by Nickelodeon, Discovery Education, Amazon Prime Video, and via websites, apps, and social media platforms. It will be streamed online by PBS NewsHour. A Spanish-language broadcast will air on Discovery Familia later on January 20.
PBS’s Presidential Inaugurations Collection provides educators with interdisciplinary resources, media clips, and primary source materials – all with educator support materials – to help students in grades 4-12 learn about the importance of presidential inaugurations in the United States.