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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

  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 06.02.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Bryan Cunningham


Total cost of 14 trips: $26,869.58


Trips traveled under the office of John Ensign

Destination: DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,274.97
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, SEATTLE
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 31, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.26
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Sony Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $480.00
source

Destination: SILICON VALLEY - SAN JOSE, CA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,738.00
source

Destination: JAPAN
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $8,460.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,821.25
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, CA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 3, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,610.64
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, S.C.
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,410.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,136.46
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,256.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,733.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,427.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,041.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $540.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Bryan Cunningham.


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?