ERIC Number: ED411770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. August, 1997.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These guides are designed to accompany CNN Newsroom, a daily 15-minute news program produced for classroom use and provided free to participating schools. Top stories include: peace talks stalled due to a suicide bombing in a Jerusalem market; inauguration of Iran's new president; UPS strike; budget agreement signed into law; news on teenage drug use; launching of space shuttle Discovery and updates on space station Mir; President Clinton's line-item veto; U.S. envoy tries to jumpstart Mideast peace process; drought in North Korea; McVeigh sentencing; E. Coli contamination in beef; tentative agreement in UPS strike; UPS strike settlement; Montserrat's erupting volcano; new allegations in facing the Teamsters Union; developments in the Tobacco industry; F. W. deKlerk resigns from politics in South Africa; Japan's government reports a 15-year old nuclear waste disposal accident; and scientists find evidence of "rivers" of gases on the sun. (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, Instructional Materials, News Media, News Reporting, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
1 CNN Center, P.O. Box 105780, Atlanta, GA 30348-5780, Attn: Turner Median (specify date) (videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode). Electronic versions: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive; http: //www.nmis.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.html; telephone: 1-800-334-6219.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.