ERIC Number: ED416827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. February 1-28, 1998.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of February, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Topics include: United States lobbies for support for possible air strike against Iraq, Shuttle ENDEAVOR lands, European balloonist need China's approval to set world record, execution of female inmate renews debate over the death penalty, debate over whether Washington National Airport in Washington DC should be renamed honoring former President Ronald Reagan, and debate over whether professional golf rules should accommodate disabled golfer (February 2-6); National Audubon Society releases list of endangered species, world leaders continue to seek peaceful solution to Iraq-U.S. stalemate, French National Assembly approves 35-hour week for workers, golfer Casey Martin wins landmark case in the application of federal disabilities laws, and the United Nations (U.N.) rejects Iraq's proposal to open some sites for U.N. inspection (February 9-13); McDonald's restaurant experiments with pollution-free heat/cool system called geothermal climate control, President Clinton gives speech on Iraq, American wrestlers compete in Iran, U.S. women's hockey team wins Olympic gold medal, Ohio Town Meeting draws fierce criticism of the U.S. Administration's policy toward Iraq, and two men arrested for germ development of substance thought to be Anthrax (February 16-20); U.N. Secretary-General makes deal with Iraq, Nagano Winter Olympic Games close, deadly tornadoes rip through central Florida, Albania troops quell two-day old riots, recent strange weather in the U.S. attributable to El Nino, debate rages over the value of herbal remedies cure for common cold, century's last total solar eclipse, and talk show host Oprah Winfrey cleared in court case brought by beef ranchers (February 23-27). (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
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.