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Learning from Video Games

A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

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    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.
  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

    Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

American RadioWorks |
Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

Learning from Video Games

A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

Recent Posts

  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.
  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

    Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Back to all reports

International Dairy Foods Association - $31,485.89 spent on 11 trips
25.3% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
74.7% spent on Republican Party

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 8, 2000 - January 13, 2000 (6 days)
Rancho Mirage, CA
Purpose - Speech/annual conference
Total Cost - $5,472.00

BOEHNER, JOHN A - Republican Party
January 14, 2002 - January 17, 2002 (4 days)
Scottsdale, AZ
Purpose - give remarks/moderate legislative briefings at IDFA legislative conference
Total Cost - $3,572.79

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 10, 2000 - January 12, 2000 (3 days)
Rancho Mirage, CA
Purpose - Speech/conference
Total Cost - $2,438.50

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 17, 2004 - January 21, 2004 (5 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - IDFA Dairy Forum
Total Cost - $2,876.96

GUTKNECHT, GILBERT W JR - Republican Party
January 17, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (4 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - conference and speaking engagement
Total Cost - $3,236.96

SESSIONS, PETE - Republican Party
January 23, 2001 - January 24, 2001 (2 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - spoke on panel
Total Cost - $1,963.91

SESSIONS, PETE - Republican Party
January 18, 2004 - January 20, 2004 (3 days)
Boca Raton, FL
Purpose - speak on congressional panel
Total Cost - $1,570.16

STENHOLM, CHARLIE W - Democratic Party
January 22, 2001 - January 24, 2001 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - annual policy meeting
Total Cost - $2,648.52

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
February 10, 2001 - February 12, 2001 (3 days)
Orlando, FL
Purpose - keynote speaker at meeting
Total Cost - $2,101.20

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
February 13, 2004 - February 16, 2004 (4 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Speaker at international sweetener colloquium
Total Cost - $1,614.89

ROBERTS, PAT - Republican Party
January 8, 2005 - January 11, 2005 (4 days)
Orlando, FL
Purpose - Speaker at conference
Total Cost - $3,990.00

American RadioWorks |
Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

Learning from Video Games

A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.

Recent Posts

  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.
  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

    Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?