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Thursday, February 24 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
We all have a unique story: Explore Genealogy and Family History with your Students!

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This workshop explores the impact of Family History and Genealogy studies on students. Learn how to research your ancestors and /or your students' ancestors. In addition, activities and resources will be shared to use for icebreakers, for Art, Science, Language Arts or Social Studies or Second Language units. DNA, genetics, immigration, Indigenous and Residential School Records, student surnames, are just a few of the topics to be explored. If you are new to Genealogy, or wish to further develop your interest, join me to expand on varied ways to engage, connect and impact your students. Information on classroom and school grants will also be provided.


Angela Boyes

Educator, Genealogist, Author, Speaker, DigUpYourRoots
A former rural school administrator, Angela is completing a M. Sc in Genealogy, Paleographic and Heraldic Studies with the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow Scotland. Angela’s teaching career began in the 1980s in Calgary teaching in the French Immersion Programs. The last 15... Read More →

Thursday February 24, 2022 2:15pm - 3:30pm MST
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