Signs for the Times

Signs for the Times

Normally in this space, I share a digital resource for students and teachers. Today, I’d like to share a resource collection that was originally created for students and teachers, but may prove even more useful for administrators and staff of schools and...
Reading Photos and Drawings

Reading Photos and Drawings

At first glance, individual ClipPix ETC galleries of historic drawings or recent photographs of old buildings might not seem to have much application to school subjects. However, matching up architectural drawings and photos of the same location provides some very...
Photo or Illustration?

Photo or Illustration?

FCIT provides over 100,000 copyright-friendly images for students and teachers to use in the classroom. The two largest collections are ClipPix ETC (our stock photography collection) and ClipArt ETC (our collection of illustrations—mostly black and white line...
Hidden Gem: 4,000 Drop Caps

Hidden Gem: 4,000 Drop Caps

ONG BEFORE THE PRINTED BOOK and before our modern conventions of paragraphs, sentence punctuation, or even spacing between words, writers of manuscripts would mark the start of a new section with a large (and often embellished) initial letter. These decorative...