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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*

Kevin Landy


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,998.75


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Lieberman

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: BIPARTISAN EDUCATIONAL RETREAT ON "TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBALIZATION"
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $212.60
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $144.00
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN
Sponsor: Accenture
Purpose: MEET WITH SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS RESPONSIBLE FOR E-GOVERNMENT; SPEAK TO CONFERENCE OF SPANISH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE INDUSTRY ABOUT U.S. E-GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES
Date: May 29, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,856.46
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON SUMMER LEGISLATIVE ROUNDTABLE; APPEAR ON PANEL TO DISCUSS E-GOVERNMENT
Date: Aug 12, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,085.08
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Electronic Commerce Coordinating Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE FOR STATE GOVT OFFICIALS ON SUBJECT OF E-GOVERNMENT; PARTICIPATE IN PANEL
Date: Dec 9, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $768.10
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Government Information Technology Executive Council
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; CONFERENCE INCLUDES SPEAKERS, PANELS, TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATIONS
Date: Mar 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $533.43
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: American Council for Technology
Purpose: ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON IMPROVING CITIZEN SERVICES THROUGH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $399.08
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kevin Landy.


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?

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  • 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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