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ROGERS, MICHAEL J, Republican Party
Michigan

Total number of trips - 2
Total cost of trips - $11,810.60

Average cost per trip - $5,905.30
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 406 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 18, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - educational mission
Notes - spouse, Diane

Travel Cost - $6,207.20
Lodging Cost - $2,023.70
Meal Cost - $1,391.70
Other Cost - $986.00
Total Cost - $10,608.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan congressional retreat
Notes - for meal expenses says "see above"; spouse, Diane and 2 children - Jonathan & Erin

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - Yes

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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.

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