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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*

Susannah Foster


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,022.69


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: CONFERENCE - CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $309.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: CONFERENCE - TRANSPORTATION
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: JUNEAU TO SITKA, ALASKA
Sponsor: Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,807.69
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: Ecological Society of America
Purpose: ATTEND ESA ANNUAL MEETING.
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $815.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: ATTEND HARVARD COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE/ENVIRONMENT
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: ATTEND MIT CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,023.00
source

Destination: MILAN, ITALY
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL NETWORK TO ADVANCE CLIMATE TALKS
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Nov 18, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,218.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Environmental Defense Fund
Purpose: ATTEND TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,000.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Susannah Foster.


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

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