ERIC Number: ED430546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-May
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. May 1999.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of May, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to related World Wide Web sites, and lists of related news terms. Top stories include: Reverend Jesse Jackson secures release of U.S. soldiers held captive by the Yugoslavian government, Columbine students resume studies, tornadoes lay waste to entire neighborhoods in Oklahoma and Kansas, President Clinton visits Europe to refocus attention on NATO's military objectives, foreign ministers agree to Kosovo peace plan (May 3-7); China's government allows demonstrations against the U.S. embassy, President Clinton convenes a strategy session on school violence, global politics of the Kosovo conflict have changed, Robert Rubin resigns as Treasury Secretary, Israelis are divided about upcoming parliamentary elections (May 10-14); Israeli's voters choose Ehud Barak as their new prime minister, supporters of Barak are cautiously optimistic, National Science Foundation study focuses on natural hazards, six students shot by a classmate in Georgia (May 17-21); President Clinton highlights concerns about violence and family values in a commencement address, congressional report details allegations of Chinese nuclear espionage, space shuttle Discovery is poised for return to the International Space Station, United Nations War Crimes Tribunal indicts Yugoslavia's President Milosevic (May 24-28). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Media, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Feature Stories, Headlines, Learning Activities, News Media, News Reporting, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Dr., Suite 120, Newton, PA 18940-3425; Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll-Free) (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode); Web site: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.html or http://www.nmis.org/NewsInteractive/CNN/Newsroom/library.html
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.