ERIC Number: ED374800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1-30, 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) truce in Northern Ireland, school censorship, scientific method, burial rites, student loans, parents in jail, and natural art (September 1-2); (2) International Population Conference, Vietnamese immigration to California, consumption in developed and developing countries, South African population crisis, and the World Game (September 6-9); (3) United States/Cuban agreement on immigration, Americorps, computer automation, White House plane crash, U.S. military intervention, International Population Conference, Japanese baseball, blues music and education, Major League baseball strike, primary elections, observing animal behavior, and possible U.S. invasion of Haiti (September 12-16); (4) U.S./Haitian agreement, Jean-Bertrand Artistide, Haitian timeline, Jimmy Carter, life in Haiti, the United States and the Americas, teenage acne, "Seeds of Peace" program, and Haiti editorials (September 19-23); (5) U.S. military in Haiti, planetariums, alternative medicine, Boris Yeltsin's visit to the United States, amateur astronomers, Japan's Kamikaze pilots, stargazing, Olympic logo fight, student videos, marine therapy, violence in Haiti, opera, and media literacy (September 26-30). (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.