ERIC Number: ED389295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, November 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 November, 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 Bosnia peace talks, hot-air balloons, salt production, the North American prairie ecosystem, and the first-ever jury trials in Spain (November 1-3); the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, police brutality against non-Germans in Berlin, endorsement contracts for female athletes, Colin Powell's decision not to run for president, and sleep disorders (November 6-10); the federal budget impasse and government shutdown, multimedia software that simulates a museum tour, the cotton industry, the rendezvous between space shuttle Atlantis and the space station Mir, and civil strife in Sri Lanka (November 13-17); a robot programmed to seek out land mines, the new Polish president, and an e-mail network for hospitalized children (November 20-22); the Bosnia peace accord, twins with perfect SAT scores, improvements to the Braille alphabet, art as an investment, and peace talks in Northern Ireland (November 27-30). (BEW)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Multimedia, 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780 (specify date; videos, $10.95 per episode). Available electronically through: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.