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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*

Gene Irisari


Total cost of 5 trips: $7,008.55


Trips traveled under the office of Kevin Brady

Destination:
Sponsor: Greater Houston Partnership
Purpose: CLEAN AIR EVENT
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,013.79
source

Destination: SEATTLE AZ - ELKO, NV - LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION; THE GOLD INSTITUTE
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,422.12
source

Destination: WHITEFISH, MT-SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING STUDY OF BNSF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS & PORT OPERATIONS
Date: May 26, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,147.54
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Mccaul

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TELECOM ACT REAUTHORIZATION AND REGULATION OF INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,800.70
source

Destination: AUSTIN
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, DELL, INC., INTEL CORPORATION, SOLECTRON CORPORATION AND SBC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO SEE FIRST HAND THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE HIGH TECH MANUFACTURING SECTOR. A SERIES OF COMPANY VISITS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES HELPED ILLUSTRATE THE IMPACT OF THE MANUFACTURING COMMUNITY ON THE AMERICAN ECONOMY AN
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $624.40
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gene Irisari.


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?