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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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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

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  • 06.02.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Nick Kolovos


Total cost of 9 trips: $17,240.63


Trips traveled under the office of Anna Eshoo

Destination:
Sponsor: ALTV & NATPE
Purpose: PARTICIPATION ON CONGRESSIONAL TECHNOLOGY PANEL
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $925.00
source

Destination: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Sponsor: Dutko Group Inc
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ISSUES FACING CONGRESS RELATING TO INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $616.03
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS ON CABLE PROGRAMMING, TELECOMMUNICATIONS FOUNDS
Date: Mar 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,030.00
source

Destination: SITE VISITS TO SUN, INTEL, HP, APPLE, APPLIED MATERIALS
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Public Affairs Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION, FACT FINDING ON VARIOUS HIGH-TECH ISSUES
Date: May 30, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,698.20
source

Destination: TRAVEL TO CHICAGO FOR ANNUAL NCTA CONVENTION
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: EDUCATION ON DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGY IN CABLE INDUSTRY
Date: Jun 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,772.68
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTENDING SEMINAR, FACT-FINDING, EDUCATION
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,580.00
source

Destination: CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSIONAL PANEL ADDRESSING WIRELESS ISSUES
Date: Mar 14, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,846.39
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTENDANCE AT NATIONAL CABLE CONVENTION
Date: May 5, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,514.33
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISSUES FACING CONTENT INDUSTRY
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,258.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nick Kolovos.


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

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