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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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STRICKLAND, TED, Democratic Party
Ohio

Total number of trips - 2
Total cost of trips - $9,230.03

Average cost per trip - $4,615.02
Total number of days spent traveling - 12 days
Rank of representative - 441 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Teamsters
Dates - November 13, 2003 - November 17, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - Mexico City, Mexico

Purpose - To learn more about the affects of NAFTA
Notes - Other expenses are entertainment

Travel Cost - $1,989.67
Lodging Cost - $434.50
Meal Cost - $306.01
Other Cost - $32.10
Total Cost - $2,762.28

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Project Interchange, American Jewish Committee
Dates - November 6, 2004 - November 12, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Amman, Jordan - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - Educational seminar in Jordan and Israel
Notes - Washington, DC - Amman, Jordan - Tel Aviv, Israel

Travel Cost - $4,706.50
Lodging Cost - $1,135.00
Meal Cost - $210.00
Other Cost - $416.25
Total Cost - $6,467.75

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