ERIC Number: ED382155
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Guides. March 1-31, 1995.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides for the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of March provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered by the guide include: (1) investment terminology, Republican presidential nominations, the shuttle Endeavor, media literacy, future air travel, Guyana, UNICEF programs, World Summit on Social Development, women "pathfinders," and warriors (March 1-3); (2) aromatherapy and other alternative therapies, newsworthiness, interactive screenplays, the Zambezi River, teen radio, and Russian cosmonauts and the Russian MIR space station (March 6-10); (3) child safety in cyberspace, space exploration history, automation, global news events, writing an information interview, White House news, recycling, medicinal plants, and telescopes (March 13-17); (4) postal bar coding, U.S. Immigration Acts, World religions and cultures, surfing the Internet, migrants, scientific form and function, congressional terms, and temperature (March 20-24); and (5) stopping illegal entry, India's caste system, the internet marketplace, "tunnel children" on the border, and threats to Haiti's democracy (March 27-31). (MAS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Available electronically through gopher at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers: Cable News Network; CNN Newsroom
Note: Videos of the broadcasts can be ordered from CNN.