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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 by*

Sam Diehl


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,797.14


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA-TAIPEI, TAIWAN-LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $4,450.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,450.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Gil Gutknecht

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: Northern States Power
Purpose:
Date: Mar 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,246.82
source

Destination: BISMARCK, ND
Sponsor: Lignite Energy Council
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT VARIOUS ENERGY ISSUES
Date: Aug 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $824.80
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: ATTEND THE SUPERMARKET TRADESHOW AND TOUR MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
Date: May 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $787.90
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ENERGY SEMINAR
Date: Jun 22, 2001
Expense: $340.00
source

Destination: CENTRAL MINNESOTA
Sponsor: MINNESOTA CORN GROWERS
Purpose: STAFF EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $697.62
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Sam Diehl.


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

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  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

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