Spring in Verse

Spring in Verse

(Our friends from Australia and elsewhere in the Southern Hemisphere will probably prefer to celebrate the March equinox with our collection of autumn poetry on Lit2Go.) The rich sensory descriptions in poetry offer an additional avenue to understanding seasonal...
Time, Change, and Maps

Time, Change, and Maps

ALERT! Not a Florida teacher? Don’t run off! You can use this collection even if your students never study or have even heard of Florida. In fact, the less your students know about Florida, the more they’ll have to rely their map reading and research skills. One map...
Using DuckDuckGo !Bangs

Using DuckDuckGo !Bangs

This issue of “Using Digital Content” is more about FINDING digital content. Many readers probably use DuckDuckGo as their Internet search engine primarily to keep their information private and not be hounded by countless advertisements that follow them...
Winter Pictures and Poetry

Winter Pictures and Poetry

Whether you consider Winter to start on the first of December or the winter solstice (December 21 or 22), here are some poems and pictures appropriate for classroom use. The poems are available in both MP3 and PDF formats from the Lit2Go website. The pictures are from...
Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

This month, my colleague Deborah Kozdras has contributed the post “Trace-Based Case: The Mystery of the Mounds.” I wanted to supplement that Florida post with a collection of Native American resources from outside Florida to use during Native American...
Spooky Stuff

Spooky Stuff

Take advantage of your students’ fascination with spooky stuff this month. We’ve collected our favorite Lit2Go stories and poems along with some spooky images from FCIT websites. The items in the collection will probably give you many ideas for classroom...
Florida Goes to War

Florida Goes to War

An often-overlooked FCIT website is Florida Goes to War: The Sunshine State in WWII. This website was a joint project of the Florida Humanities Council and the Florida Center for Instructional Technology. We realize that only a small fraction of our subscribers are...
Autumn in Verse

Autumn in Verse

(Our friends from Australia and elsewhere in the Southern Hemisphere will probably prefer to celebrate the September equinox with our collection of spring poetry on Lit2Go. We’ve noticed a large influx of subscribers from Australia lately. Welcome!) Most...