ERIC Number: ED393404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. March 1-31, 1996.
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 March, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: negative campaign ads, the end of the Sarajevo siege, alternative medicine in Britain, and Japan Barbie (March 1); a Hamas terrorist bus bombing in Israel, the issues at the forefront of the GOP debates, teen smoking, polling methods, and an exhibit on amber at the Museum of Natural History (March 4-8); arrests of several Hamas terrorists, "Super Tuesday," an anti-terrorism summit, family-friendly workplaces, China's war games in the Taiwan Strait, and the withdrawal of Steve Forbes from the presidential nomination race (March 11-15); Generation X voter apathy, MayaQuest '96, Bob Dole's victory in the Midwest primaries, Iraqi expatriates in Jordan, the Monterey Bay aquarium, superstores, security at the Olympics, and General Motors labor problems (March 18-22); campaign telemarketing, the "mad cow disease" scare in Britain, monastic life, NASA's "Kidsat," the sentencing of Yitzhak Rabin's assassin, and a democracy vote in Sierra Leone (March 25-29). (BEW)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Electronic version: Gopher:ericir.syr.edu/lesson plans/CNN Newsroom Daily Lesson Plans; URL gopher://ericir.syr.edu:70/11/Lesson/CNN; 1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780, Attn: Turner Media (specify date) (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.