ERIC Number: ED382185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. May 1-31, 1995.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides for the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of May 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) security systems and security at the Olympics, drawing to scale, civil war in Algeria, Sri Lankan tea and tea tasting, heart disease/heart health, kinds of news stories, and create-a-headline (May 1-5); (2) blue screen technology and virtual reality, 50th anniversary of V-E Day, Nazi Germany, Clinton/Yeltsin meeting, African-American summit, a "Marshall Plan" for Africa's economic recovery, trapping termites, parenthood, and perspectives on V-E Day (May 8-12); (3) experimental/future transportation, human diseases, new Zulu wars, first year of the Mandela administration, pet ownership, new pet products and services, ebola strategy, tracking viruses, and media literacy: the five w's of journalism (May 15-19); (4) the future of airplane safety, barricades on the street in front of the White House, Iraq--the nation that oil built, OPEC nations fact sheet, investment potential, parks and green spaces, genetic engineering, images and media literacy, and worldwide news coverage (May 22-26); and (5) Palestinian rap music, social issues, causes and effects, making movies, and the Bosnian crisis (May 30-31). (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: email@example.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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.