ERIC Number: ED439669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. July 1999.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.
These guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for July 1-30, 1999, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to relevant World Wide Web sites, and a list of related new terms. Top stories include: Kosovo after the strikes, and saving the Everglades (July 1-2); stalled peace for Northern Ireland, moving Germany's capital back to Berlin, Eileen Collins--first female space shuttle commander, and hate crimes and the role of the Internet in promoting messages of hate groups (July 6-9); U.S. Women's team captures soccer's World Cup, globalization and gaps between "haves" and "have-nots," uprising in Iran, peace for the Middle East, and 30th anniversary of Apollo 11 mission to the moon (July 12-16); John F. Kennedy Jr. plane wreckage and public interest throughout his life, reaction to the deaths of John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, burial arrangements for JFK Jr., investigation into the wreckage of JFK Jr.'s plane, and burial by the Kennedy and Bessette families (July 19-23); death of King Hassan II of Morocco, Venezuela election, impact of the heat wave and drought, global warming, and the Blakan Summit (July 26-30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Dr., Suite 120, Newton, PA 18940-3425 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Web site: http://learning.turner.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.