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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Adam Peterman


Total cost of 9 trips: $37,742.50


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Ramstad

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND ACADEMICS
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,800.00
source

Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT
Sponsor: American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,845.50
source

Destination: PANAMA CITY
Sponsor: US-Panama Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 14, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,558.75
source

Destination: KUALA LUMPUR AND PENANG, MALAYSIA
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $7,248.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MISSION TO THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,896.25
source

Destination: IZMIR, TURKEY-ANKARA, TURKEY-ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,222.00
source

Destination: THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: TRADE-RELATED EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,103.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL INTERACTION REGARDING U.S.-EU RELATIONS
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,629.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-STUTTGART-BRUSSELS-AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Alliance to Save Energy
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 27, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $3,440.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Adam Peterman.


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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