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GERLACH, JIM, Republican Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 2
Total cost of trips - $12,902.10

Average cost per trip - $6,451.05
Total number of days spent traveling - 13 days
Rank of representative - 392 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - US Assn of Former Members of Congress - Congressional Study Group on Germany
Dates - March 18, 2005 - March 24, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Berlin, Germany - Brussels, Belgium - Frankfurt, Germany

Purpose - To meet with Members of the German Bundestag, German government representatives and EU and NATO officials to discuss current issues in the transatlantic relationship
Notes - Washington, DC - Berlin, Germany - day trip to Brussels, Belgium - Frankfurt, Germany 3/23 - 3/24

Travel Cost - $1,899.10
Lodging Cost - $1,521.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $740.00
Total Cost - $4,960.10

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Republican Jewish Coalition
Dates - August 15, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - To learn more about Israel and meet with members of its government
Notes - Newark - Tel Aviv, Israel - Newark Including spouse

Travel Cost - $7,144.00
Lodging Cost - $720.00
Meal Cost - $78.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,942.00

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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