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FATTAH, CHAKA, Democratic Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 1
Total cost of trips - $2,489.50

Average cost per trip - $2,489.50
Total number of days spent traveling - 4 days
Rank of representative - 549 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 16, 2001 - February 19, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - St. Petersburg, FL

Purpose - Participate in the "Promoting education in the new economy" congressional program
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,202.50
Lodging Cost - $897.00
Meal Cost - $390.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,489.50

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

Recent Posts