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David Pluck

Online Tours | Louvre Museum | Paris - 0 views

    Great resource for art teacher! Online virtual tour of the Louvre. Free online field trip!!
Michael O'Connor

Apple case seen as possible spur to tax action - Yahoo! News - 0 views

    • Michael O'Connor
      This is the bottom line. They don't have enough money to pay the deficit lets punish successful companies to do so
  • The focus on Apple's taxes comes at a time of heated debate in Washington over whether and how to raise revenues to help reduce the federal deficit
  • "We pay all the taxes we owe — every single dollar," Cook said. "We don't depend on tax gimmicks."
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  • He punched out words when stressing the 600,000 jobs that the company supports, and underscored that Apple is the nation's largest corporate taxpayer.
  • Cook did so voluntarily
  • In effect, Apple is holding out for a lower corporate tax rate, and Cook spent some of his time in the spotlight to advocate for one, as well as a streamlining of the tax code to eliminate deductions and credits.
  • At the same time, lawmakers must tread lightly as they attack Apple, a company held in high esteem and whose ubiquitous products are seen as both innovative and indispensable
  • "What Apple is doing is pretty mainstream," said accounting expert Robert Willens, in an interview. Shifting around the intellectual property rights has a minor effect compared to the simple avoidance of U.S. taxes by not repatriating profits, he said.
Michael O'Connor

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center - 0 views

    A Journal article on PBL for Middle School History...worth a look through.
Michael O'Connor

Introduction :: European History - 2 views

    This is a digital history is well done and worth a look at
Michael O'Connor

The Official Star Wars Blog | The Long, Winding, and Shapeshifting Trail to Episodes VI... - 0 views

  • As of today, Lucas has given his new co-chairman Kathleen Kennedy several ideas and is really going into semi-retirement. Now, in a relatively short time, compared to the decades of speculation, fans will learn the secrets of Episodes VII, VIII & IX. Star Wars has risen again!
Michael O'Connor

Operation Iraqi Freedom | The Invasion Of Iraq | FRONTLINE | PBS - 0 views

    • Michael O'Connor
      The beginning of the invasion of Iraq
    PBS-Frontline- Operation Iraqi Freedom
Michael O'Connor

Implementing 21st Century Skills - Blog - 0 views

  • n your classes and PD, what is the focus?
    Greg's Blog for everything
    21st Century Skills  

iCivics | Free Lesson Plans and Games for Learning Civics - 1 views

  • In Do I Have A Right?, you’ll run your own firm of lawyers who specialize in constitutional law.
    • Andrew Henry
      Play this game. 
    • Geneva Pouly
      This could be a great introduction to an argumentative paper. 
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    • Geneva Pouly
      The "Argument Wars" would be a great introduction to an argumentative paper. 
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