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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*

Lisa Kidder


Total cost of 8 trips: $13,006.29


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: PHOENIX, NJ
Sponsor: Qwest Communications International Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION, SEE NEW TECHNOLOGIES ON BRASTBURG AREAS AND BUILD OUT OF FACILITIES IN AREA
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,981.29
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION VISIT ON TAIWAN AND US ECONOMIC AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS RELATIONS
Date: Aug 18, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
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Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Hospital Association
Purpose: IDAHO HOSPITAL ANNUAL CONVENTION ADDRESING BOARD OF DELEGATES
Date: Sep 29, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $725.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: INSTITUTE
Purpose: VISIT TO MICROSOFT, AT&T TO LEARN OF FEDERAL PROCESS OF INTEREST TO GROUPS
Date: Nov 3, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $1,820.00
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Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
Purpose: ALLOW STAFF TO EXPERIENCE DAILY LIFE OF SURGICAL RESIDENTS AND LEARN ISSUES IMPORTANT TO MEDICAL COMMUNITY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: DENVER, COLORADO & MANITOU SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: SITE VISIT REGARDING MOUNTAINING THE SAFETY NOT IN UNION & RURAL COLORADO
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, IDAHO
Sponsor: Idaho Hospital Association
Purpose: PRESENT AT ANNUAL IDAHO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
Date: Oct 4, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $580.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Health Policy Forum
Purpose: WE VISIT TO LOOK AT CONTINUED CARE FOR ELDERLY AND DISABLED
Date: Mar 3, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $450.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lisa Kidder.


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

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