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Think there's just the Leaning Tower in Pisa?

You’re not alone – but a city steeped in culture, history and beauty deserves to be explored! Our dedicated team have trawled restaurants, top shopping spots, bars and spas (someone has to do it…), and compiled a list of the must-see’s and do’s. 650 more words
Casciana Terme

Why the PISA Testers Have Gone ‘Warm and Fuzzy’

By Paul W. Bennett

The international education flock is gathering. Four hundred top education officials and invited guests from 17 different countries are about to arrive at the Banff Springs Hotel for the fifth annual International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP 2015). 715 more words

The Edmonton Commons

Frate Cipolla's Easter 2015 Lunch Menu

Easter’s approaching, and at Frate Cipolla’s here comes the Easter Lunch Menu. A double menu, ideed, an Earth and a Sea one, that read as follows: 97 more words

Frate Cipolla

A Different Way to Enjoy Pisa

Pisa’s greatest attraction is also its greatest misfortune. The leaning tower attracts busloads of tourists, many from Mediterranean cruises landing at Livorno (who instead of seeing that city as a highly interesting example of a Medicean port dating back to the sixteenth century, avoid it) who are whisked to the piazza dei Miracoli to take the statutory shot of the illusion of holding up the tower and then (if lucky) move on to Florence or else equally quickly to be whisked back to their cruise liner. 587 more words


Out-of-Control Control

A great thread developed in Ohio BATs…I will try to piece it together here.

BEN GIBSON initiated it all with:

While digging a little deeper I came across the OECD and PISA. 290 more words