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25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

Education Technology

Students Around The Globe Build Empathy Through A Learning Platform

Empatico is a free online learning tool, funded by the KIND Foundation, that matches classrooms around the world for a cultural exchange

Education Technology

12 reasons why Amsterdam is (always) a good idea

For some, the very thought of Amsterdam evokes notions of a seedy red-light district and weed-infused coffee shops. The real Amsterdam, however, …

17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom

Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback, which plays …

Google

Top 10 best adventures on the Isle of Skye

Since the road bridge to the Isle of Skye opened in the 1990s, the island has become an even more popular holiday destination and has seen an influx …

The Dos and Don'ts of Amsterdam Coffeeshops

When visiting Amsterdam coffeeshops, which are local legal dispensaries for marijuana, there are few tips you should keep in mind. These dos and …

Cannabis

From Tulips to Coffee Shops: A Guide to Amsterdam

When I was studying in Paris, I took a two week trip around Europe, hitting some of the cities I’ve always wanted to visit. My friends, Adrienne and …

Empowering Learners to Think with Performance Tasks

Pedagogy has been at the forefront of my thinking and work as of late. Decades of solid research have laid the foundation for current studies that …

10 cool things to do in Kyoto

Shiny golden temples, ultra-calm Zen gardens and scarlet-lipped geisha are all evocative of Japan's old imperial capital. Kyoto is a soothing …

The best hidden gem beaches in Scotland

Scotland has a good selection of the most uniquely beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the world. In the Outer Hebrides, some of these stretch on for …

10 of the Best Small Towns in Scotland

Scotland never fails to impress with its romantic castles, rugged Highlands, friendly locals, and idyllic lochs. Edinburgh entices visitors with its …

Croatia: the fragile heart of the Balkans

The youngest member of the EU, Croatia is popular with tourists. But it is still defined by the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, and its young people are …

Ten of the most romantic places in Scotland revealed in new tourism campaign

VisitScotland and advertising agencies McCann and Fifty Films have teamed up to encourage millennials from America to come to Scotland.<p>As Prince …

Gay short film Staccato explores forbidden love in the 19th century

Downtown Abbey goes gay in luscious period drama Staccato.<p>The short film follows the story of Sean (Kevin O’Malley), a young labourer appointed to …

25 places in Scotland to visit before you die

Scotland is an Aladdin's Cave of natural beauty and historical interest, that inspire and take the breath away. We've narrowed the country's endless …

Scotland

11 of the best cheap things to do in Edinburgh

You don't have to spend a fortune to see some of the best parts of Scotland's capital city.<p>If you’re looking for something to do in Edinburgh on a …

Scotland

How to save money on your trip to Edinburgh

The dollar might be a little stronger against the pound than it used to be, but that doesn’t mean visiting Scotland’s capital will come cheap. Like …

European Travel

Whiskey, Cashmere, and Castles: A Guide to Speyside, Scotland

The Craigellachie Hotel is a charming 26-room inn located where the Rivers Fiddich and Spey come together in the Scottish Highlands. It’s in the heart of Speyside, Scotland’s famous single malt whiskey region: Guests staying at the hotel can see the Macallan distillery from their windows; the hotel …

Whiskey

Ten places for the best pub food in Edinburgh

Sometimes a packet of crisps just isn’t enough to keep the hunger at bay when you’re out for a drink, thankfully these Edinburgh bars are specialists …

Edinburgh

These WW1 Propaganda Posters Are Gorgeous—and Seriously Messed Up

America’s involvement in the First World War was brief, but intense. For a period of 20 months, the government did its best to stir patriotic fervor, …

Scotland Travel Guide - Maps, photos, videos, things to do, planning info

<b>Welcome to the ZigZag Scotland Travel Guide to help your plan an unforgettable trip!<br>Photos, infos, maps, tips, best things to do, off the beaten</b> …

10 ways to experience Amsterdam like a local

Top 10 things to do in Amsterdam<p>You’ve been to most of the biggest museums, toured the canals and eaten your fair share of <i>bitterballen</i> – you’ve now …

How Many Days in Amsterdam Should You Spend for a Memorable Trip?

5 (100%) 3 votes<p>Amsterdam is famous for its scenic beauty, lovely brick buildings and ancient history. From gorgeous museums to serene walks, …

17 Beautiful Towns To Visit In The UK

Okay, just putting it out there, us Brits have some great places to visit. Including some of the most beautiful towns to visit in the UK. What’s best …

Scotland

Scotland’s New Interactive Craft Beer Map

Last year while touring Scotland’s spectacularly scenic countryside we kept coming upon craft breweries we didn’t even know existed…And now …

Craft Beer

10 best hotels in Amsterdam

It may rank high on the list of destinations for stag and hen dos, but Amsterdam has so much more to offer than an inebriated weekend browsing its …

European Travel

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

Trump administration withdraws rule forcing airlines to disclose baggage fees

A green light for airlines to charge customers more money<p>US airlines are no longer required to disclose hidden baggage fees as soon as people start the ticket-buying process, the Department of Transportation announced this week. The news coincides with Delta Air Lines’ announcement that it’s going …

Gay indies ruled 2017—now it’s time for LGBT cinema to go mainstream

It’s been an incredible year for LGBT cinema, from <i>Moonlight</i>‘s dramatic Best Picture win at February’s Academy Awards to <i>Call Me By Your Name</i>‘s more recent critical acclaim and commercial success. And there’s been plenty more in between.<p>A new film, scheduled for release in spring 2018, is set to …

LGBTQI

Edinburgh city guide: How to spend a weekend in the Scottish capital

Why go now?<p>It's Burns Night! And what better way to celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns than in his native Scotland, complete with toasts, …