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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*

Joshua Saltzman


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,821.09


Trips traveled under the office of Edward Royce

Destination: 17TH CONNECTICUT; 18TH-NYC
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO MARKET FACILITIES & MARKET SITE.
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: DAY TOUR OF NYSE AND MEETING WITH OFFICIALS
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO TOUR THE NYSE AND DISCUSS ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO CAPITAL MARKETS
Date: Mar 21, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $877.15
source

Destination: MET WITH AMERICAN ACAD. OF ACTUARIES AND NY STATE INSURANCE COMM.
Sponsor: American Academy of Actuaries
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT TERRORISM INSURANCE, OPTIONAL FEDERAL CHARTER, & C.
Date: May 3, 2002
Expense: $935.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Pete Sessions

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND OTHER ISSUES FACING THE HEALTH CARE FIELD
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,254.21
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: America's Community Bankers
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A PANEL DISCUSSION ON COMMUNITY BANKING ISSUES, GOVERNMENT-SPONSORED ENTERPRISES AN OTHER LEGISLATION AFFECTING COMMUNITY BANKS
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,410.21
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT SECURITIES MARKET STRUCTURE AND OTHER REGULATORY ISSUES FACING SECURITIES MARKETS
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $803.56
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TO MEET WITH INSTINET GROUP STAFF REGARDING POLICY INITIATIVES RELATED TO SECURITIES TRADING IN AN ELECTRONIC MARKETPLACE AND TO VIEW HOW THESE TRADES ARE EXECUTED
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $785.54
source

Destination: KEY BISCAYNE, FL
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: TO STUDY POLICY AND TRADE ISSUES RELATED TO THE CARIBBEAN REGION AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THIS REGION AND THE UNITED STATES
Date: Apr 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,890.31
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Joshua Saltzman.


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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