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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

David Torian


Total cost of 9 trips: $14,454.15


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Mcnulty

Destination: PALO ALTO: SAN FRANCISCO CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose:
Date: Jan 19, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,453.90
source

Destination: ONE NIGHT IN SF, THREE NIGHTS IN PALO ALTO, TURING HI-TECH CO
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: MEETINGS: DISCUSSIONS W/ TAX DIRECTORS: CFOS OF HIGH TECH CO
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $2,096.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Columbia University
Purpose: MEET W/ HOSPITAL & MEDIC EDUCATION OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS AND WITNESS MEDIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Date: Mar 22, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $572.28
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: MEET & DISCUSS US TRADE LAWS W/ WTO OFFICIALS
Date: May 27, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,843.12
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: MEET AND WORK W/OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF ON TOPICS IN A BIPARTISAN BASIS
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: SF
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: MEETINGS OF SENIOR COUNCIL STAFF AND CEOS AND CFOS OF SILICON VALLEY INDUSTRIES TO DISCUSS TAX AND TRADE ISSUES RELEVANT TO THE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,469.45
source

Destination: NYC TO TEL AVIV TO JERUSALEM TO TEL AVIV TO NYC
Sponsor: JEWISH COMMUNITY RELATIONS COUNCIL AND UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO ISRAEL FOR CHIEFS OF STAFF, NEW YORK CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION
Date: Jan 3, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,488.00
source

Destination: MANHATTAN, LGA
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE)
Purpose: FOR NEW YORK STATE CHIEFS OF STAFF TO ATTEND BRIEFINGS REGARDING PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, A CRITICAL COMPONENT OF NEW YORK'S ECONOMY
Date: Oct 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $802.90
source

Destination: SF
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: TO INTRODUCE SENIOR STAFF TO THE HIGH TECH INDUSTRY AND TO DISCUSS VARIOUS TAX & TRADE ISSUES RELEVANT TO ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,198.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Torian.


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?

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