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Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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Trips by*

Jerr Rosenbaum


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,570.89


Trips traveled under the office of Virgil Goode

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FIELD STUDY ON FOOD SAFETY
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,127.00
source

Destination: BALTIMORE
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: FORUM ON TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATION STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON THE FUTURE OF THE U.S. TECHNOLOGY SECTOR
Date: Jan 22, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $355.00
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING RE TOBACCO PRODUCTION AND KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $456.89
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: BI-CAMERAL, BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $391.00
source

Destination: DELHI - KOLKATA - CHENNAI
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: GOVERNMENT, ECONOMIC, & CULTURAL EDUCATION AND EXCHANGE
Date: Feb 21, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,000.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - LYNCHBURG, VA
Sponsor: BWX Technologies Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATIONAL TOUR OF NUCLEAR FUEL PROCESSING FACILITY
Date: Jun 3, 2005
Expense: $167.00
source

Destination: PINEHURST - WRIGHTSVILLE
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL & FACT FINDING RE NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURE SECTOR
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,074.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jerr Rosenbaum.


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

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