ERIC Number: ED382156
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Guides: April 3-28, 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 April 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) reckless driving, hearing impairment, ancient to modern cities, ethnocracies, cars and automakers, U.S. House of Representatives' first 100 days, roaches, GOP tax cut plan, media coverage of persons with disabilities, closed-captioning (April 3-7); (2) impact of technological advances, Peru, Russia and Ukraine; Vietnam War, balance of trade, nature and the poet, human vision and medical technology, the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and cultural icons (April 10-14); (3) ultrasound and its applications, the third nuclear age, Taiwan broadcasting, censorship, single-sex classrooms, presidential press conference, guide to government agencies, the Oklahoma City bombing and public knowledge, a news database, events that changed the world, and combating terrorism (April 17-21) and; (4) planning a trek, Oklahoma city bombing (How has it affected me?), small businesses of immigrants, Vietnam in the 20th Century, science pioneers, Oklahoma City and what to tell kids, and Oklahoma City: fact vs. rumor (April 24-28). (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.