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5 Reasons Kids Should Use Sort Your Story

There are many great things about the Sort Your Story software and many adults are using it to organize their genealogical research. Did you know it is an excellent program for kids? Here are 10 reasons why your child should be using Sort Your Story.

  1. Easy to use. Kids can create a profile on themselves or an ancestor in just a few clicks. This is a great first step using software as a child enters the world of genealogy.
  2. It is colorful. Sort Your Story is very visually appealing. Lots of colorful icons are available for all record types.
  3. It is printable. Once a profile is created and records and information have been added, you can print the information and share it.
  4. It will keep you organized. Sort Your Story has a folder for every record type you need. Images can be stored in these folders for easy retrieval.
  5. You can use it for school. Sort Your Story allows you to write notes to accompany each record you enter for an individual. You can transcribe records or write a story. All of this information can be copied from Sort Your Story and pasted into a Word document to write a report for school.

What do you think? Are you ready to share Sort Your Story with your child?

© 2012 Lorel Kapke, 19201 Sonoma Hwy. #341, Sonoma, CA 95476-5413

Genealogy Gems Podcast – Branching Out

Have you heard Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems podcast? If not, take a listen to “Going Back to Family History School” episode. At about minute 34, she interviews Jennifer Holik, Sort Your Story Blogger, about her Branching Out series of curriculum books for kids, adults, and genealogy societies. The interview is about 10 minutes long.

Have you purchased and used Jennifer’s books? What do you think of them?

 

© 2012 Lorel Kapke, 19201 Sonoma Hwy. #341, Sonoma, CA 95476-5413

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