ERIC Number: ED439690
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. February 2000.
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 February 1-29, 2000, 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: significance of the New Hampshire Primary, victors in the New Hampshire Primary, activities of the presidential candidates, and more activities on the campaign trail (February 1-4); Hillary Clinton's candidacy, key issues of Democratic and Republican campaigns, the Middle East Conflict, Israel and Lebanon, Internet attacks, and withdrawal of Steve Forbes's bid for the GOP nomination (February 7-11); Death of Charles Schulz, President Clinton's online interview, Internet security, high gas prices, and asteroids and images collected by NEAR (February 14-18); South Carolina Primary, Democratic presidential debates, Election 2000, and Mozambique floods (February 21-25); rising fuel prices, and rescue efforts after Mozambique floods (February 28-29). (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, Inc., 105 Terry Dr., Suite 120, Newtown, PA 18940-3425 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Web site: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.