Twenty Crazy Facts about Florida

By on September 3rd, 2015

This article was written and published by a Florida Virtual School student for the FLVS student newspaper, News in a Click.

FloridaAlthough FLVS students live all around the world, the majority of them live in the state of Florida.

Many people know that Florida, also known as the Sunshine State, is famous for its sunshine, beaches, and warm weather. However, the state has other interesting and a few crazy aspects that many of its natives may not even know about. Here are twenty crazy facts about Florida.

1. Florida is the flattest state in the U.S.

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By on June 17th, 2013

InfographicsEfforts to increase literacy skills have been prevalent in education for ages, but numeracy—think literacy for numbers—is a lesser known topic that can be challenging for we non-math teachers to address.  You’ve probably noticed a trend over the last couple of years where people present statistical information with graphics.  This new infographic practice is making it easier for the masses to absorb numeric data with an image.  The intent is to simplify information and to give context to numbers that may be meaningless or hard to grasp. Continue reading