Trace-Based Case: Florida Tourism

Trace-Based Case: Florida Tourism

  How does tourism impact Florida’s economy and growth? This is one lesson in a new series of Trace-Based Cases, critical thinking inquiry lessons, created by the USF Stavros Center, demonstrating the use of digital content in the classroom. Trace-Based Cases...
Immigration and Migration

Immigration and Migration

This is one lesson in a new series of Trace-Based Cases, critical thinking inquiry lessons, created by the USF Stavros Center demonstrating the use of digital content in the classroom. Trace-Based Cases begin with a trace of something from the past, like an artifact,...
Civil War Resource Collection

Civil War Resource Collection

The Florida Center for Instructional technology offers over a thousand Civil War resources for the classroom. Our collection includes texts, audiobooks, maps, photos, and illustrations. All are available for free classroom use. The Emancipation Proclamation Audiobook...
All Things Water

All Things Water

All Things Water is a free video series and photo collection about wetlands, watersheds, groundwater, the water cycle, water quality, and alternative water supply. Each video is accompanied by a PDF with coordinating activities for students. The videos and photographs...
Hidden Gem: Varsity Letters

Hidden Gem: Varsity Letters

Hidden away in FCIT’s Presentations ETC website is a handy collection of “varsity letters.” These letters are great for newsletter mastheads, headlines, banners, school websites, TV graphics, and more. Each letter and numeral is available in five...
FCIT Photos as Writing Prompts

FCIT Photos as Writing Prompts

FCIT hosts over 25,000 photos from various locations and time periods. Many of the images make excellent writing prompts. You’ll find most of our photos either in ClipPix ETC or Exploring Florida. If you happen to have a set of 3D glasses for your class, our...
Using Primary Sources from FCIT

Using Primary Sources from FCIT

The FCIT digital collections contain thousands of primary source documents, photos, illustrations, and maps. These “windows into the past” can engage students, help to develop critical thinking skills, and provide opportunities for students to construct...
Hispanic Heritage iBooks

Hispanic Heritage iBooks

Supplement your current history courses with these free iBooks produced by FCIT for the National Park Service. Use in US History or state history in Florida, Texas, New Mexico, and California. Each volume in this series follows a similar format with introductory...