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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*

Elizabeth Bartheld


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,771.42


Trips traveled under the office of John Sullivan

Destination: SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO EXPLORE THE MANY CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES IN DIFFICULT TO SERVE TERRITORY
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,696.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: GAIN KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY ATTEND EPSA'S YEARLY SEMINAR
Date: May 29, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $840.38
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: DUCK KEY
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO EXPLORE THE MANY CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES IN DIFFICULT TO SERVE TERRITORY
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO FARMINGTON, PA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF THE ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY ATTEND EPSA'S YEARLY SEMINAR
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $819.63
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN-ROKKASHO, JAPAN-TOKYO, JAPAN-KYOTO, JAPAN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO JAPAN
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $12,941.41
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Elizabeth Bartheld.


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

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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