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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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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*

David Goldenberg


Total cost of 6 trips: $14,094.59


Trips traveled under the office of Alcee Hastings

Destination: 1 EVENING IN CLEWISTON, FL; 1 NIGHT IN WEST PALM BEACH, FL; BUS FOR TRANSPORTATION
Sponsor: United States Sugar Corporation
Purpose: MEET & VISIT W/ SUGARCANE FARMERS; VISIT FIELDS & VIEW SUGARCANE OPERATIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $840.00
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Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL - ORLANDO, FL - KEY WEST, FL
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION (FMEA) AND THE FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY (FMPA)
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC POWER IN GENERAL AND SPECIFICALLY ABOUT FLORIDA'S COMMUNITY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES.
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,171.00
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Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: ATTEND ASPEN INSTITUTE OF BERLIN SEMINAR ON OIL AND ENERGY.
Date: Sep 25, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,290.51
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: DISCUSS TRADE, DEFENSE, AND HOMELAND SECURITY AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND SINGAPORE.
Date: Dec 6, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $3,047.80
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Destination: WEST PALM BEACH, FL-FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Seminole Tribe of Florida
Purpose: GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $255.00
source

Destination: NEWARK, NJ-TEL AVIV, ISRAEL-JERUSALEM, ISRAEL-NEWARK, NJ
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: TO MEET WITH ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS US ROLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,490.28
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* - Trips by all travelers named David Goldenberg.


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?

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  • 06.02.15

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