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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.

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Trips sponsored by

University of Rochester


Total cost of 10 trips: $8,658.75


Traveler: Francesca Tedesco (from the office of Amory Houghton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING SEMINAR ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $728.88
source

Traveler: Nicole Rutberg (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,020.18
source

Traveler: Jennifer Ubelhart (from the office of Vito Fossella)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Traveler: Tina Mufford (from the office of Thomas Reynolds)
Destination: "PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION"
Purpose: TO GAIN AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPECIAL NEEDS AND CHALLENGES OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND TEACHING HOSPITALS.
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $381.38
source

Traveler: Sally Schaeffer (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination:
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MEDICAL SCHOOL EDUCATION AND FEDERAL PUBLIC POLICY IMPACTING TEACHING HOSPITALS
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.18
source

Traveler: Cynthia Johnson (from the office of Louise Mcintosh Slaughter)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTERS
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.18
source

Traveler: Katharine Bowen (from the office of John Lafalce)
Destination: BUF
Purpose: PROJECT MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $894.38
source

Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WHITE PLAINS
Purpose:
Date: Oct 11, 2002
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Traveler: Huma Abedin (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NY TO WHITE PLAINS, NY
Purpose: ACCOMPANY SENATOR TO OFFICIAL SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 11, 2002
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Traveler: Kerk Phillips (from the office of Robert Bennett)
Destination: ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
Purpose: PRESENT ACADEMIC PAPER
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $370.00
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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

  • 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

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