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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Richard Vaughn


Total cost of 8 trips: $9,919.05


Trips traveled under the office of William Jenkins

Destination: ST. MICHAELS, MARYLAND
Sponsor: MCI (formerly WorldCom Inc)
Purpose: TELECOMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $865.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: ALCATEL, ASSOC. FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, CABLE & WIRELESS LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS MICROSOFT, MP3.COM, PEGASUS, SAIC, VERISIGN, WINSTAR, XD COMMUNICATIONS, DUTVO GROUP
Purpose: DISCUSSION ON LEGISLATIVE ISSUES DEALING WITH THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $588.76
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING TOUR & MEETING OF AOL TIME WARNER PROPERTIES
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,752.00
source

Destination: CORONADO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR ON CURRENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,796.60
source

Destination: NASHVILLE
Sponsor: RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA/COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION
Purpose: MEETING WITH LOCAL MUSIC INDUSTRY TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Jun 13, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,117.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO KINGSPORT, TN
Sponsor: Eastman Chemical Co
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH EASTMAN OFFICIALS AND TOUR OF COAL GASIFICATION FACILITY
Date: May 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $617.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: OBSERVE AND MEET WITH CLEAR CHANNEL COMMUNICATIONS EMPLOYEES TO DISCUSS LEGISLATIVE ISSUES WITH RADIO, TELEVISION, OUTDOOR ADVERTISING, AND EVENT PROMOTIONS
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,329.42
source

Destination: WASHINGTON-SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: 2005 TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,852.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Richard Vaughn.


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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