ERIC Number: ED439673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. November 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 November 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: EgyptAir Flight 990 crash, Oslo summit, India cyclone, Chechnya's importance to Russia, and Iran hostage 20th anniversary (November 1-5); Microsoft monopoly, the Berlin Wall's place in the Cold War, the peaceful fall of the Berlin Wall 10 years ago, background and history of the Vietnam War, and death toll from the India cyclone (November 8-12); death toll from the earthquake in Turkey, World Trade Organization and relations between the United States and China, Leonid meteor shower, OSCE summit in Europe, and OSCE and pressure for Russia to end the conflict in Chechnya (November 15-19); conflict in Chechnya, Kosovo peacekeeping, and Hillary Clinton Senate race (November 22-24); tension in Northern Ireland, the World Trade Organization conference (November 29-30). (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.