ERIC Number: ED439671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. September 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 September 1-30, 1999, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to relevant World Wide Web sites, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Venezuela constitutional crisis, Panama's first female president, and the Internet's 30th birthday (September 1-3); unrest in East Timor, Viacom buys CBS, earthquake in Greece, and the international community's response to reports of genocide by pro-Indonesian militia (September 7-10); President Habibie and the military role in East Timor, Hurricane Floyd and preparations in coastal Florida, forecasts for Hurricane Floyd, factors that "feed" a hurricane, and effects of Hurricane Floyd (September 13-17); hardships for victims of Hurricane Floyd, earthquake in Taiwan, Operation Warden in East Timor, aftershocks and damage from the earthquake in Taiwan, cause of violence in East Timor (September 20-24); peacekeeping forces in East Timor, Dan Quayle withdraws his bid for president, groundbreaking for the Smithsonian's Museum of the American Indian, and the 50th anniversary of Communist China (September 27-30). (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.