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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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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

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Senators:

CHAMBLISS, SAXBY
Total Cost: $72,705.50
Rank: 69 (out of 638)

CLELAND, JOSEPH MAXWELL
Total Cost: $8,414.80
Rank: 451 (out of 638)

MILLER, ZELL BRYAN
Total Cost: $5,510.72
Rank: 491 (out of 638)

CHAMBLISS, SAXBY
Total Cost: $5,129.70
Rank: 498 (out of 638)

COVERDELL, PAUL
Total Cost: $2,169.76
Rank: 557 (out of 638)

Total spent on senators:
$93,930.48

Representatives:

LINDER, JOHN
Total Cost: $91,197.74
Rank: 43 (out of 638)

BARR, BOB
Total Cost: $53,297.98
Rank: 117 (out of 638)

MARSHALL, JIM
Total Cost: $33,659.23
Rank: 191 (out of 638)

GINGREY, PHILLIP J
Total Cost: $32,331.06
Rank: 201 (out of 638)

SCOTT, DAVID ALBERT
Total Cost: $32,248.52
Rank: 202 (out of 638)

MAJETTE, DENISE L
Total Cost: $30,179.35
Rank: 220 (out of 638)

NORWOOD, CHARLES W
Total Cost: $25,942.56
Rank: 249 (out of 638)

BISHOP, SANFORD D JR
Total Cost: $19,561.48
Rank: 305 (out of 638)

COLLINS, MICHAEL E
Total Cost: $14,611.15
Rank: 369 (out of 638)

BURNS, O MAXIE
Total Cost: $13,924.62
Rank: 382 (out of 638)

DEAL, NATHAN
Total Cost: $11,458.04
Rank: 410 (out of 638)

BARROW, JOHN J
Total Cost: $11,271.79
Rank: 412 (out of 638)

PRICE, THOMAS EDMUNDS
Total Cost: $10,708.03
Rank: 423 (out of 638)

ISAKSON, JOHN HARDY
Total Cost: $5,223.20
Rank: 496 (out of 638)

KINGSTON, JOHN HEDDENS
Total Cost: $2,343.12
Rank: 554 (out of 638)

WESTMORELAND, LYNN ACTON
Total Cost: $1,903.20
Rank: 566 (out of 638)

MCKINNEY, CYNTHIA A
Total Cost: $460.45
Rank: 620 (out of 638)

LEWIS, JOHN
Total Cost:
Rank: 632 (out of 638)

Total spent on representatives:
$390,321.52

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?