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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*

Perry Brody


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,622.42


Trips traveled under the office of Silvestre Reyes

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO MEET OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TO WORK ON POLICY FOR 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $212.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $655.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT SAP'S CONVERTION AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR ACTIVITIES RE: US MILITARY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,204.42
source

Destination: CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEX
Sponsor: LATIN AMERICAN WORKING GROUP AND WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT UNRESOLVED MURDERS OF WOMEN IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES RELATIONS INDIAN AND OF OUT SOURCING OF U.S. JOBS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,194.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUES (BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT) CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Perry Brody.


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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