Teacher Training

Schedule a one-on-one or department training

Meet with our Youth Genealogy Curriculum Coordinator to learn more about our Family History Curriculum. Brainstorm a personalized plan to incorporate content, lessons, and teaching strategies into your existing curriculum.

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Grades: K-12; Our lesson plans target grades 4 through 6, but our inclusive teaching strategies can be used to enhance and expand genealogy in the classroom at any grade level.
Length: 60 minutes
Cost: Free
Platform: Zoom

Offered Monday through Friday at a flexible time based on your schedule, including evening hours.

Discussion topics include:
  • Incorporating genealogy into your existing curriculum
  • Defining family and genealogy with students
  • Bringing parents and guardians onboard as partners as students explore their roots
  • Navigating sensitive topics with students
  • Identifying and addressing common misconceptions that students have about genealogy
  • Helping students create a personalized research plan based on their unique history
  • Assessing students on their research process

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Family History Curriculum

Classroom-Ready Lesson Plans for Students K-12

Developed by experts at American Ancestors/NEHGS, this free-to-access national curriculum is designed to expose students in grades 4 through 6 to the concepts, benefits, and joys of family history.

Virtual Field Trips

Take a field trip without leaving your classroom! Introduce your students to the concepts, benefits, and joys of family history. Students will learn how to think like a genealogist and discover how to trace families back in time.

Youth Education Resources

Discover more resources and activities to engage young people with family history research.

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