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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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Trips by*

Russ Sullivan


Total cost of 14 trips: $14,195.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Baucus

Destination: CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL FISCAL ASSOCIATION
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH TO ORGANIZATION REGARDING CORPORATE AND INTERNATIONAL TAX LEGISLATION
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $815.50
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA (AIRLIE HOUSE)
Sponsor: Federal Bar Association
Purpose: MAKE PRESENTATION AT TAX CONFERENCE RE TAX LEGISLATION IN 108TH CONGRESS
Date: Nov 6, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $330.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: University of California at San Diego
Purpose: SPEECH TO THE 6TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO TAX AND ACCOUNTING INSTITUTE
Date: Nov 13, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $835.62
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: American Technion Society
Purpose: GIVE SPEECH REGARDING ESTATE TAX
Date: Nov 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $552.70
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT TAX LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,310.22
source

Destination: BALTIMORE TO SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: University of California at San Diego
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF CPAS CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $768.61
source

Destination: ASPEN, CO
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE ON COLORADO
Date: Jan 16, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,547.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE TREASURERS
Purpose: CONFERENCE-NATIONAL ASSOC OF STATE TREASURERS AND COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN NETWORK
Date: May 25, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $172.00
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD RESORT, HOT SPRINGS VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL 'TAX AND ECONOMIC POLICY'
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOC. OF REALTORS/CLARK CONSULTING
Purpose: PRESENTATION OF TAX BILL
Date: Nov 5, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,512.80
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: University of California at San Diego
Purpose: PRESENTATION OF TAX POLICY 2004
Date: Nov 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: 2005 GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE LEGISLATIVE ENERGY TAX UPDATE PRESENTATION
Date: Feb 26, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $275.20
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE ON TAX, SOCIAL SECURITY, AND RETIREMENT ISSUES
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,777.12
source


Trips traveled under the office of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Purpose: AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION TAX SECTION CONVENTION
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $848.23
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Russ Sullivan.


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

    Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?