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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

G William Hoagland


Total cost of 15 trips: $10,418.18


Trips traveled under the office of Pete Domenici

Destination: BALTIMORE, MARYLAND
Sponsor: Alliance for Health Reform
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE SEMINAR ON HEALTH POLICY
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $125.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: 2000 CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $200.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE BUDGET OFFICES
Purpose: SPEECH ON THE FEDERAL BUDGET FY2001
Date: Apr 15, 2000
Expense: $804.80
source

Destination: BRUSSELS
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: SPEECH BEFORE ASPEN INSTITUTE BERLIN WORKSHOP; "REDEFINING EU-US TRADE RELATIONS: SEEKING A NEW CONSENSUS"
Date: Nov 25, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $975.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: SPEAK AT A BREAKFAST ON THE 11TH AND MEETING W/ ROBERT RUBIN
Date: Dec 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $551.32
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Alliance for Health Reform
Purpose: ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF RETREAT "HEALTH POLICY 2001: PARTISANSHIP OR PROGRESS?"
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $140.00
source

Destination: WEST POINT, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Cooperstown Conference Foundation
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON RAIL COMPETITION, REGULATION & THE FINANCIAL CONDITION OF THE INDUSTRY, MODAL EQUITY, SOCIAL COSTS AND BENEFITS, AND THE ROLE OF RAIL IN FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT
Date: Jul 13, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $695.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: DISCUSS POLICY ISSUES RELATING TO ECONOMICS & BUDGETS OF EU COUNTRIES, NATO, SECURITY ISSUES, AND BROAD FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES. ARRIVAL IN BERLIN ON MORNING OF 1/10/01. POST BREAKFAST JANUARY 17 AT MR. HOAGLAND'S PERSONAL EXPENSE. APPROVED BY ETHICS COMMIT
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,022.11
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD RESORT; HOT SPRINGS, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE & SPEAK
Date: Aug 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $620.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DISCUSSION OF FEDERAL BUDGET IN "PROGRAM FOR NEWLY ELECTED MEMBERS OF CONGRESS"
Date: Dec 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $481.50
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bill Frist

Destination: GREENBRIER, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL GOP CONFERENCE, PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
Sponsor: National League of Cities
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Dec 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $485.45
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: PRESENTATION ON BUDGET AND SOCIAL SECURITY
Date: Apr 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $414.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SPRING EXERCISE BRIEFINGS - KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT
Date: May 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $405.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MASS.
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SPRING EXERCISE BRIEFINGS - KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT
Date: May 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $405.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named G William Hoagland.


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?