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Is Genealogy the Key to Understanding U.S. and World History?

posted on February 26, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Is Genealogy the Key to Understanding U.S. and World History?
Did you know that genealogy can help your students build an emotional connection not only to their past, but to our nation’s history? Take your classroom on a revealing journey back in time with this collection of resources from the PBS program Genealogy Roadshow. Resources include an introduction to genealogical research from two prominent genealogists, clips from the show demonstrating how personal stories connect to larger... Read More

Getting to the Roots of Family Trees

posted on February 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Getting to the Roots of Family Trees
Family trees can be more than just a grid displaying who your relatives are. In this activity created by WETA and drawing on material from the PBS documentary series Latino Americans, students are challenged to reflect on their own family’s arrival to America and learn new facts about their cultural history. Inspired by clips from the documentary, students research and fill in as much information as possible on the names and... Read More

History Detectives

posted on September 18, 2012 at 10:46 AM

History Detectives
Help your students learn what historians actually do: research, analysis, and interpretation. History Detectives takes historical objects and sheds light onto the stories, people, and history of those objects. Each episode of History Detectives brings a number learning opportunities to directly involve your students in the discovery of their own knowledge through collaboration, cooperation, research, and analysis. Whether you are looking for... Read More

Videos Tagged 'genealogy'