ERIC Number: ED414885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. December 1-31, 1997.
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 December, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: Japan hosts the Climate Change Conference, space shuttle is unable to deploy satellite, World AIDS Day, Honduras elects new president, U.S. Attorney General Reno decides not to appoint an independent counsel to investigate Clinton-Gore fundraising practices, historic treaty banning the use of land mines, and Iraq's oil-for-food program (December 1-5); International talks on the future of Korea, Serbia holds elections, Israel strike ends, 8th Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Swiss banking giants merge, air balloonists plan around the world trip, Latrell Sprewell faces the media, FBI Director Freeh testifies before Congress, Boris Yeltsin is hospitalized, and the Climate Conference ends with some agreement on reducing greenhouse gases (December 8-12); and President Clinton considers options to make Bill Lann Lee the next head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights division, the Pentagon announces plans to inoculate all personnel against anthrax, national debt has decreased while personal debt has increased, Oklahoma bombing jury deliberations resume, new pictures indicate that the sun will die billions of years from now, a form of snail venom may alleviate chronic pain, Kim Dae Jung wins election to the presidency of South Korea, and Clinton wants U.S. troops to remain in Bosnia (December 15-19). No guides for December 22-31. (SWC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies
Turner Educational Services, 33 South Delaware Avenue, Suite 202, Yardley, PA 19067; phone: 1-800-344-6219 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $10.95 per episode); electronic version: http://learning.turner.com/guidearchive or http: //www.nmix.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.html
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.