Parent & Teacher Resources


Educator Webinars on Finding Your Roots:

Wednesday, 5/9/12  4-5pm. Learn More & Register

Wednesday, 5/23/12  4-5pm. Learn More & Register

Wednesday, 5/30/12  4-5pm. Learn More & Register

Purchase the Series DVD

WXXI Teacher Resources Search Results on Family History:


PBS Finding Your Roots: Educators' Site: Check out lesson plans to go with the series. 


Forming a Love of Family History:

PBS Parents article by Henry Louis Gates Jr. on how he became interested in family history as a child and how it impacted his life. He also offers tips and advice on how to help children discover their family history.


Wayback: Family Ties:

American Experience & PBS KIDS Go! focus on helping kids explore family history

  • Grow a Tree: Family Tree Building Tips, Online Tool and Printable Handout

  • Hello, Cousin: How to Learn Family History through Family Reunions & Connecting with Extended Family


Video Resources on Family History for Schools