ERIC Number: ED389259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 1-30, 1995.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of September, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics covered by the guides include: the women's conference in China, "No Man Is an Island" (poem by John Donne), NATO resumes air strikes over Bosnia, glaciers, women's magazines, lightning research, electric clouds, and "educating" media (September 5-8); NATO attack on Bosnia, personal rapid transit, gangs in Chicago, international rights of women, Indonesia's banned writer (Pramoedya), newspaper evolution, preventative solutions for youth crime, and solar astronomy (September 11-15); 911 technology, Ethiopia, airline flight from Beijing to New York, Native American culture, estate tax reform, laser light eye surgery, and Stephen Crane's "Red Badge of Courage" (September 18-22); online ethics, Mideast peace terms, "national" foods and products, endangered species, business outsourcing, poison dart frogs, evolving political/geographic borders, newsworthiness, and pieces of the peace process (September 25-29). (MAS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia (specify date), 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (videos, $10.95 per episode). Available electronically through: gopher: ericir.syr.edu, Lesson Plans, CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans or at the URL: gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.