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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

  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

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  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 06.02.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Kelly Zerzan


Total cost of 15 trips: $26,229.53


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL REGARDING CURRENCY
Date: Feb 5, 2004
Expense: $1,504.00
source

Destination: TOUR DAYTON INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT SAFETY AND BROADCAST ISSUES AS THEY RELATE TO SPORTS
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NY TO LEARN ABOUT ADVERTISING AND BROADCAST ISSUES.
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: ATTEND CABLE INDUSTRY ISSUES CONFERENCE
Sponsor: Comcast Corporation
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT MUST-CARRY, DTV AND CABLE ISSUES, INCLUDING VOICE OVER IP TECHNOLOGIES
Date: Mar 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $914.62
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT US-SINGAPORE TRADE AGREEMENT, EFFECTS TO COMBAT TERRORISIM
Date: Apr 4, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $7,851.77
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination:
Sponsor: UNIVERSAL AND WALT DISNEY WORLD
Purpose: FACT-FINDING REGARDING PARK SAFETY
Date: May 31, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC TO DAYTON AND COLUMBUS, OHIO
Sponsor: Honda North America
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND VIEW THE ASSEMBLY OF HONDA MOTORS AND AUTOMOBILES
Date: Aug 14, 2001
Expense: $320.00
source

Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: ATTEND AUTO SHOW AND TOUR FACILITIES TO LEARN ABOUT AUTO SAFETY AND FUEL EFFICIENCY
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,400.00
source

Destination: BURBANK, CA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING RELATED TO COPYRIGHT ISSUES, CREATION OF CONTENT AND PROTECTION OF CONTENT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,772.77
source

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Capital One Financial Corporation
Purpose: SPEAK ON PANEL RE TELEMARKETING; LEARN ABOUT FCRA AND OTHER PRIVACY ISSUES
Date: Mar 6, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,277.96
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers
Purpose: ASSOC. OF INTERNATIONAL AUTO MANUFACTURERS ATTEND NY AUTO SHOW TO LEARN ABOUT FUEL EFFICIENCY AND NEW SAFETY INNOVATIONS
Date: Apr 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $722.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA FOR NASCAR RACE
Sponsor: SWEDISH MATCH
Purpose: MEET SWEDISH MATCH TO DISCUSS FDA REGULATION/TOBACCO ISSUES
Date: Sep 6, 2003
Expense: $427.05
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: VISIT GM, DC AND FORD TO LEARN ABOUT VEHICLE SAFETY
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,099.16
source

Destination: MUMBAI, BANGALORE, DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FOREIGN COMMERCE, US OUTSOURING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,252.81
source

Destination: ATTEND DETROIT AUTO SHOW
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AUTO SAFETY AND FUEL ECONOMY OF NEW VEHICLES
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,276.75
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Zerzan.


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?