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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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    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?

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?

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Keane Inc - $5,332.56 spent on 7 trips
0.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
100.0% spent on Republican Party

BASS, CHARLES F - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Boston, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - Discussion w/ 20 leading NE tech executives MIT,
Total Cost - $744.85

DAVIS, THOMAS M III - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Boston, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - discussion w/20 leading New England technology executives
Total Cost - $744.84

DREIER, DAVID - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Boston, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - technology meeting
Total Cost - $744.85

HOEKSTRA, PETER - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Boston, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - discussion of 20 leading New England tech executives regarding issues impacting the new economy, Inc. internet taxation, trade, HIB Visas
Total Cost - $1,244.85

JOHNSON, NANCY L - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Boston, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - discussion w New England tech executives re: New Economy
Total Cost - $425.59

SESSIONS, PETE - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Bostson, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - Fact-finding
Total Cost - $744.85

SWEENEY, JOHN E - Republican Party
October 2, 2000 - October 2, 2000 (1 days)
Cambridge, MA
Co-sponsor(s): Tech Net Massachusetts
Purpose - Discussion with 20 leading New England technology execs regarding issues impacting the New Economy
Total Cost - $682.73

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?