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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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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

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  • 06.11.15

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  • 06.02.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Amy Steinmann


Total cost of 10 trips: $26,667.99


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: ST. MICHAEL'S, MD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP RETREAT
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $900.69
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: PLANNING RETREAT FOR THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: DC TO BEIJING
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL AVIATION CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,830.00
source

Destination: IRVINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE PLANNING RETREAT FOR HOUSE REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $728.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Delay

Destination: SWEDEN
Sponsor: Saab AB
Purpose: RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON SAAB CONTRACTS / SEE FACILITIES
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,000.00
source

Destination: ATTENDED AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES CONFERENCE
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE/PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $6,379.52
source

Destination: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $785.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: KOUROU, FRENCH GUIANA
Sponsor: Arianespace
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP RELATED TO ARIANESPACE'S COMMERCIAL SATELLITE LAUNCH ON 4/18/00
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,148.78
source

Destination: VISIT CONSULATE IN JERUSALEM, GOLAN HEIGHTS, TEL AVIV
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,292.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Steinmann.


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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