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

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Trips by*

Craig Albright


Total cost of 9 trips: $29,250.87


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Knollenberg

Destination: CAIRO AND LUXOR, EGYPT
Sponsor: Egypt's International Economic Forum
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $1,668.00
source

Destination: EQUATORIAL GUNiEA, AFRICA
Sponsor: Institute for Democratic Strategies
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Destination: RUSSIA, ISRAEL
Sponsor: United Israel Appeal
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 21, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,798.70
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,135.00
source

Destination: ARMENIA, NAGORNO KARABAGH
Sponsor: Armenian Assembly of America
Purpose: FACT-FUNDING
Date: Apr 13, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,497.34
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,172.43
source

Destination: JORDAN
Sponsor: Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $1,912.00
source

Destination: CAIRO-EGYPT
Sponsor: American Egyptian Cooperation Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,431.00
source

Destination: MOROCCO
Sponsor: Ribat Al Fath Association for Sustainable Development
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,605.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Craig Albright.


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?
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    Million-Dollar Teacher

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  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

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