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BOOK - Harnessing the Facebook Generation: Ideas for Involving Young People in Family History and Heritage
By Janet Few
Published by Unlock the Past, Australia, 2016
This edition printed and bound in Canada by GlobalGenealogy.com Inc., Ottawa, 2016


Softcover...16.50 (C$)

Despite its title, this book is not about how to set up a Facebook page, how to Tweet, or how to create a website. Instead, it is about ensuring a future for our research. It is about why we should be concerned about doing this and how we can go about making sure that our family's history is not only preserved, but enhanced when we are no longer able to be its custodian. It is about presenting our hobby in a way that is attractive to all age groups. This is a book for grown-ups who want to inspire their descendants and other young people, with a love of history and heritage.

It is a thought-provoking look at how we can encourage the next generation of family historians and why we might want to do so. Suggestions cover activities, outings, toys, games, books and ways of exploiting the internet in order to motivate and enthuse young people, even toddlers.

Contents:
    Introduction
    Meet the Facebook generation
    Overcoming barriers to involving young people
      - The children in my family live too far away
      - I have no children in my family
      - The children in my family are too young
      - The children in my family aren't interested
    Books, magazine, films and websites
      - Books aimed at the under 5s
      - Books aimed at the 5-7 year olds
      - Books aimed at the 8-11 year olds
      - Books aimed at young people from the age of 12
    Toys and games
    Eploiting technology and the world of social media
    Visits, re-enactments and reunions
    Children like to do and touch
    Other activities
    Ideas for the under fives
    Books and websites
    Index
Paperback: 48 pages
Product Dimensions: 5 x 8"
Softcover - staple-bound on spine
Index
Illustrations
Published by Unlock the Past, Ottawa, 2016
This edition printed in Canada by GlobalGenealogy.com, Ottawa, 2016 ISBN 9781925323320




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