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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.

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STABENOW, DEBBIE
Total Cost: $32,760.72
Rank: 198 (out of 638)

LEVIN, CARL
Total Cost: $1,269.38
Rank: 590 (out of 638)

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$34,030.10

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LEVIN, SANDER
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Rank: 34 (out of 638)

KILPATRICK, CAROLYN CHEEKS
Total Cost: $54,448.30
Rank: 115 (out of 638)

STUPAK, BART
Total Cost: $50,691.16
Rank: 122 (out of 638)

UPTON, FREDERICK STEPHEN
Total Cost: $48,590.69
Rank: 129 (out of 638)

CAMP, DAVID LEE
Total Cost: $32,763.38
Rank: 197 (out of 638)

BONIOR, DAVID
Total Cost: $28,770.55
Rank: 226 (out of 638)

HOEKSTRA, PETER
Total Cost: $25,194.95
Rank: 257 (out of 638)

DINGELL, JOHN D
Total Cost: $20,807.18
Rank: 294 (out of 638)

EHLERS, VERNON J
Total Cost: $19,966.42
Rank: 302 (out of 638)

MILLER, CANDICE S
Total Cost: $17,146.16
Rank: 333 (out of 638)

KNOLLENBERG, JOSEPH K
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Rank: 341 (out of 638)

ROGERS, MICHAEL J
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Rank: 406 (out of 638)

KILDEE, DALE E
Total Cost: $4,143.25
Rank: 516 (out of 638)

CONYERS, JOHN JR
Total Cost: $3,425.77
Rank: 525 (out of 638)

RIVERS, LYNN NANCY
Total Cost: $2,859.21
Rank: 536 (out of 638)

BARCIA, JAMES A
Total Cost: $1,613.50
Rank: 579 (out of 638)

SMITH, NICK
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Rank: 629 (out of 638)

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$444,903.94

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?