ERIC Number: ED439674
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. December 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 December 1-17, 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: World AIDS Day, World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, and path to peace in Northern Ireland, (December 1-3); the fifth attempt to communicate with the Mars Polar Lander, the fate of the Mars Polar Lander, Russia's ultimatum for Chechnya, Mideast peace talks, and tension between the United States and Russia amid the conflict in Chechnya (December 6-10); Russian troops in Chechnya, Convention on the Rights of the Child, U.S. relinquishes control of the Panama Canal, Israel-Syria talks, and Macau transition to Chinese sovereignty (December 13-17). (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.