Video guides: Discovery experiences on Family Search


06 August 2020
Watch video guides on Discovery experiences on Family Search, An introduction to memories, and How to make Family History fun for all ages. Video guides originally broadcast as part of the July 2020 Family Tree Academy Conference in association with FamilySearch.



Discovery experiences on Family Search – Keith Penfold
This presentation shows some of the fun activities that can be found on FamilySearch which help to introduce children and teenagers to family history. Aimed at those with children, grandchildren or who want to encourage young people to discover their family history

An introduction to memories (The importance of having a personal digital asset plan) – Virginio Baptista
This presentation will introduce you to the world of memories, the challenges we all face when trying to organise, save and preserve our memories, especially in this digital era. Aimed at those that have started or want to start to organise their personal and family memories

How to make Family History fun for all ages – Jacob Hawkins
Outlining different activities that can be utilised in family home evenings, youth classes and such that utilise FamilySearch. Fun engaging ideas that can help parents getting kids and youth to become proactive in doing family history and discovering interesting ways to feel connected to our ancestors.

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Family Tree subscribers also enjoy access to a growing library of video guides, including:

‘Skills needed by today’s family historians’ with Karen Evans, Torsten Kux, Michelle Leonard & Penny Walters
‘Preserving, organising and sharing family history’ with Paul Carter, Jackie Depelle, Diane Lindsay, and Keith Penfold

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