Marty Groginski

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Cinque Terre: A Burst of Riviera Magic

On our Rick Steves Best of Europe in 21 Days tour, the meat of the itinerary is the middle week when we visit Venice, Florence, and Rome in rapid succession. After that, we are ready for our treasured "vacation from our vacation" on the Italian Riviera. We are careful to thoroughly orient our …

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Hiking and History in Italy’s Dolomites

When World War I broke out, Italy’s <b>Dolomites</b> became a treacherous front line for Austrian and Italian soldiers.<p>Here among the jagged peaks and sheer pastel walls of this ancient range of the Alps, where many cultures had coexisted for centuries, soldiers on both sides built networks of bolted-down …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Florence Sights

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the <b>Mobi Sights series</b>, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Italy Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Italy (including the Colosseum, Venice, Florence, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Travel Italy's Most Scenic Stretch of Coastline

The Amalfi Coast is a treasure trove of natural and cultural marvels.<p>The Amalfi Coast is the playground of the social elite and well-heeled, but don’t let that throw you. The Italians love kids and this area puts everyone at close quarters.<p>“My family has been here for generations,” says Antonio …

15 Fantastic Ways to Use Flipboard

Flipboard is a phenomenal reading app for the ipad and was the big reason I begged my family to give me one for my birthday.<p>However, because so …

How is Technology Transforming My Teaching?

As a teacher of young children there are times when I face resistance to the use of technology with early learners. People often assume that I am all …

Sean Junkins on Twitter: "Our students deserve teachers who are willing to thrive, not survive. #edchat"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

62 Interesting Ways to Integrate iPad in your Classroom

iPad is making huge inroads in education with more and more school districts embracing it as a learning and teaching device. If it happens that you …

Why Teachers Who Use Technology Will Replace Teachers Who Don't?

Imagine two scenarios, first teacher enters into the class, pushes a remote button, the blackboard screen turns to life, one half shows a digital …

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Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer

It is exciting to be part of the learning revolution happening all around us, with new learning paradigms and technologies emerging almost on a daily …

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Assessment for learning

What is it?<p><i>‘Formative assessment describes all those processes by which teachers and learners use information about student’s achievement to improve</i> …

A Case for Student-Centered Learning

How are they doing it? How are these schools helping students develop the grit and determination to keep working, even as they face enormous …

American School & University

Kansas school funding still inadequate, court rules<p>The state Supreme Court says legislature didn't boost spending enough, but gives lawmakers another …

How To Kill Learner Curiosity In 12 Easy Steps

<b>How To Kill Learner Curiosity In 12 Easy Steps</b><p><i>Ed note: This has been updated from a 2012 post that you may or may not have already read. So, there’s</i> …

10 Shifts in Thought & Action Made by High-Impact Teachers

The more I visit classrooms around the country and observe different types of teachers, the more I notice a series of shifts. In fact, when I …

How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

Photo credit: High Tech High<p>Think back to your mental image of a creative workplace. Was the place you imagined a school? If the answer was "no," why …

A Big WIIN For Water Resources

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, the U.S. Senate passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, which included …