ERIC Number: ED439672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. October 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 October 1-29, 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: nuclear accident in Japan (October 1); debate over the nuclear Test Ban Treaty, Supreme Court in session, MCI takeover of Sprint, new space discoveries, and Chechen conflict (October 4-8); Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, population growth and its impact on natural resources, Pakistan coup, Pakistan's new military rule and the country's economic status, and Pakistan's political power transferred (October 11-15); Pakistan coup and General Musharraf, independent counsel, Indonesia elections, Elizabeth Dole quits presidential race, and oldest dinosaur fossils uncovered (October 18-22); Pat Buchanan Reform Party presidential nominee, death of Payne Stewart, New Hampshire Town Hall Meeting and political differences between Gore and Bradley, positions of Gore and Bradley on issues at the Town Hall Meeting, Dartmouth Town Hall Meeting II (October 25-29). (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.