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American RadioWorks |
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*

Kate Scheeler


Total cost of 9 trips: $7,212.85


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Schumer

Destination: New York City, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: briefing of Nasdaq's "supermontage" securities trading platform
Date: Jan 10, 2000
Expense: $300.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: MEETING CANCELLED SUBSEQUENT TO TRAINED-MEETING WITH CHASE, CITIGRAPH OFFICIALS REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Feb 14, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: MEETING WITH OFFICIALS OF CHASE MANHATTAN, CITIGRAPH, JPMAYA REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: PALM BEACH
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON SECURITIES ISSUES
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source

Destination: GERMANY-BERLIN, DRESDEN, MEIBEN
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT STATE, LOCAL, FEDERAL
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $1,980.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TO EXAMINE INSTINET TRADING TECHNOLOGIES RELEVANT TO UNDERSTANDING THROUGH COMMUNICATION NETWORK
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $410.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSN. AT WHICH I WILL SPEAK ON A PANEL REGARDING THE LEGISLATIVE SECURITIES AGENDA OF THE BANKING COMMITTEE
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $875.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFING BY FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF ATLANTA FROM STRUCTURE AND PURPOSE OF FHLB, REGULATORY REFORM OF GSES, DEPOSIT INSURANCE REFORM
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STAFF TRIP REGARDING FIRM'S BUSINESS PRACTICES; DERIVATIVES, MUNICIPAL SECURITIES, INSURANCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kate Scheeler.


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

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