ERIC Number: ED374799
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. August 1-31, 1994.
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 August provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered by the guides include: (1) Haiti, exploration of Mars, Rwandan refugees, Goodwill Games, Paris landmarks, Whitewater investigation, HIP-HOP marketing, Clinton and health care, paper recycling, zoo nutrition, the United States and North Korea, and saving beaches (August 1-5); (2) racial tension in Wedowee, Alabama, baseball strike, SpaceArc, counting dolphins, racial tolerance, Middle East peace, AIDS vaccine, year round schooling, Egyptian heavy metal music, the Central Intelligence Agency, Watergate, Russian media magnates, scandals in Washington, DC, United States and Cuba, the Hybrid Car, new fish species, Crime Bill 1994, and slang (August 8-12); (3) Bosnia, generational conflict, international terrorism, natural disasters, advertising, global population, artificial reefs, downsizing, Cuban immigration, and magazine publishing (Aug 15-19); (4) Mexican elections, recycling, eating disorders and gymnasts, Cuban immigration, baseball strike, First Amendment, DNA testing, Fidel Castro, and religious networks (August 22-26); (5) shopping malls, the blues and American music traditions, ADAM (Animated Dissection of Anatomy for Medicine) software, non-nuclear American families, Britain's gypsies, school lunches, school uniforms, and obsolescence of technologies (August 29-31). (JLB)
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.