Youth

Jennifer Holik

Teaching Genealogy in the Classroom: Tips for Teachers

by Jennifer Holik | Sep 3, 2013

Genealogy helps give students roots, helps them understand where they came from, and understand their world today. Teaching genealogy in... Read More

Jennifer Holik

3 Steps to Creating a Youth Genealogy Workshop

by Jennifer Holik | May 16, 2013

There are many ways to engage today's youth in genealogy. Providing a kids workshop through your society or library is an interactive way to introduce family history to children. Read More

Stephanie Pitcher Fishman

Using Your Family History to Teach Mapping Skills to Kids

by Stephanie Pitcher Fishman | Mar 12, 2013

Our children live in a world of GPS navigation and instant access to maps on computers and cell phones. Traditional... Read More

Stephanie Pitcher Fishman

Four Ways to Interest Kids in Family History Projects

by Stephanie Pitcher Fishman | Jan 31, 2013

As family historians, we want our stories (and research) to live beyond our own lives. In order to do that... Read More

Jennifer Holik

Connecting Children With Their Past

by Jennifer Holik | Mar 15, 2012

Genealogy is an engaging hobby for adults. For many, growing older presents the "need" to know about family. The past... Read More

Mike Henry

Keep Them Turning The Page: Creating Biographies Your Children Will Read

by Mike Henry | Dec 8, 2011

What is it about genealogy that makes people choke? I used to see it all the time - the shifting... Read More

Maureen A. Taylor

Tots and Teens: Family History For Children

by Maureen A. Taylor | May 5, 2011

Genealogy is a hobby for the whole family. Gone are the days of it being an adults only pursuit. While there are no statistics on the number of kids involved in learning more... Read More

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