The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports film directed by Frank Coraci, (who played Robert ‘Roberto’ Boucher, Sr. ), and starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr. , Blake Clark, Peter Dante and Jonathan Loughran. This was Jerry Reed’s final film appearance, until his death on September 1, 2008, had a complications from emphysema, he was 71 years old.

Frank Coraci (born February 3, 1966) is an American film director and screenwriter best known for his work with Adam Sandler. Coraci was born in Shirley, New York. Coraci graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1988. He has directed three of Sandler’s hit films as well as several of Sandler’s music videos. He makes an appearance as the title character in Sandler’s video for “The Lonesome Kicker”. A graduate from William Floyd H.S.

The Waterboy
Frank Coraci
Genre: Comedy
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Publish Date: November 6, 1998

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His Highness Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi attends largest iTunes U curriculum launch

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Sharjah, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has attended the launch ofthe largest iTunes U courses in the Middle East at the Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS).

VISS launched the publication of 30 courses on iTunes Uas part of its STEM and Innovation in Education programme. In attendance at the launch was His Excellency Arthur Spyrou, the newly appointed Australian Ambassador to the UAE and Qatar, and International leading education Expert Professor John Loughran, Dean of Education, Monash University, who spoke about the importance of STEM and Innovation in Learning.

The free ITunes U app is the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools, universities and prominent libraries, which features courses, collections and educational resources which provides educators and students everything they need on their Apple devices to teach and take entire courses.

Dean Pyrah, Principal of VISS, said: “This launch of our iTunes U courses reflects our dedication to delivering innovation and integrating technology into our learning. We are fully committed to being a centre of excellence, focused on sharing best practice in Sharjah and the UAE. By developing key partnerships with the likes of Apple, we are continuing to drive innovation.”

The ceremony included presentations on the development of the school’s iPad program and use of the iTunes U application at VISS. There was also a student demonstration on iPad use and insights into how it is used as a learning tool in Arabic and Islamic studies.

The keynote speech was delivered by Professor John Loughran who discussed Innovation in Education and STEM Development.

Professor Loughran said: “VISS is at the forefront of educational innovation in Sharjah with the launch of these curriculum courses on iTunes U. The notion of innovation in education is to create purposeful practice for meaningful learning. Innovation in education enhances the quality of learning and requires teachers to develop students as thoughtful, creative and active problem solvers‎.”

VISS is a premium school in the UAE offering both the Australian Curriculum and IB diploma.

About Victoria International School Sharjah
The Victoria International School of Sharjah (VISS) – a school which seeks to be the leading school in the region, was established by The Ruler of Sharjah; His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, in conjunction with the State of Victoria, in Australia, providing students with an excellent holistic Australian curriculum and IB education so they can become responsible global citizens as the leaders of tomorrow. At VISS, we are committed to providing each student with powerful, lifelong learning tools in an ever-challenging and personally rewarding environment. To be a student at VISS means to access opportunity – the opportunity to learn, develop and excel.

via http://www.edarabia.com/116607/hh-sheikh-sultan-al-qasimi-attends-largest-itunes-u-curriculum-launch/

donegal mini stages rally 2016

Jonathan Pringle and Alan Kenna in their Ford Escort took first place in the Donegal Mini Stages Rally today with Ryan Loughran and James McCarville 17 seconds behind in second in their Escort Mk 2.

Impressive #MagnificentMagnolias shots over the past couple days from left to right: @kt_loughran @forreva @loly_ca @dmigun @nikkirothberg @belindabv @rae_photoproject @davegolden @marketadominguez
First wave of the bloom is on with much more to come 😄🌸 Please keep the amazing photos coming! #sfbotanicalgarden @onlyinsf #AlwaysSF @igerssf @igersbayarea (at San Francisco Botanical Garden)

Financial Accounting For Dummies - Maire Loughran | Industries & Professions |429971366: Financial Accounting For Dummies
Maire Loughran
Genre: Industries & Professions
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Publish Date: March 21, 2011

Your plain-English guide to navigating a financial accounting course Despite the economic landscape and job market, demand for accountants remains strong, and accountants will continue to see high demand for their services as the economy rebounds and businesses grow. Additionally, one of the effects of the economic downturn is a greater emphasis on accountability, transparency, and controls in financial reporting. With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Financial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying business, finance, and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology, and methods to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements. Covers traditional introductory financial accounting course material Explores concepts accountants and other business professionals use to prepare reports Details mergers and acquisitions purchase and pooling, free cash flow, and financial statement analysis Whether you’re a student on your way to earning a bachelor’s degree, MBA, or MAcc, Financial Accounting For Dummies gives you a wealth of information to grasp the subject and ace the course.