Post Archives from the ‘Education’ Category

Gearing up for fall 2016

Posted on: August 28th, 2016 by
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Wow! It's hard to believe, but we're already almost at the end of August. Here in Minnesota the weather has been in the 60s and 70s, giving us our first taste of the cooler weather ahead. I thought I'd give you a taste of what I'm up to and what I'm working on. On the writing front, my article "Be a Smart Genealogist on the Internet!" Continue reading the story "Gearing up for fall 2016"

Teaching Adult Learners

Posted on: October 29th, 2015 by
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The majority of us who teach family history research are teaching adults. Adult learners are a special, highly diverse group. There is a huge amount of research and information about characteristics of adult learners available--a Google search today for the phrase "adult learners" brought up 11.9 million results! A second search for "teaching adults" had 443,000 results. It's a great idea, especially for those of us Continue reading the story "Teaching Adult Learners"

Summertime, and It’s Time to Travel!

Posted on: August 7th, 2014 by
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It's summer, and I'm on the road again. So far this summer I've attended my second season at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh at La Roche College in Pittsburgh's North Hills. This time I was a student in Law School for Genealogists, led by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL; Rick Sayre, CG, CGL; and Marian L. Smith. Marian is the wonderfully knowledgeable woman Continue reading the story "Summertime, and It’s Time to Travel!"