ERIC Number: ED440631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, March 2000.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of March, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, Web links, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: primary victories in the Bush campaign and preparations by Gore and Bradley for the California contest, Gore and Bradley debate, and Augusto Pinochet's release (March 1-3); Israeli withdrawal of troops from Lebanon, more relief efforts following Mozambique floods, history of Super Tuesday, Bush and Gore victories in the Super Tuesday aftermath, and McCain and Bradley bow out after Super Tuesday losses (March 6-10); Pope John Paul II asks for forgiveness for acts committed by Catholic Church, the census, U.S and Great Britain define policies on genetic research, truckers protest high cost of gas, and Taiwan's voters prepare for election/Taiwan-China tension (March 13-17); Taiwan elects its first president who favors independence from China, the Pope visits Jordan to promote peace in the Middle East, federal judge rules Elian Gonzalez be returned to his father, President Clinton calls for nuclear disarmament in India, and Pope John Paul II visits Israel's Holocaust Memorial (March 20-24); and Vladimir Putin wins Russia's presidential election, world oil prices, NASA issues findings on Mars Polar Lander, the Supreme Court addresses the issue of student-initiated school prayer, and the U.S. government postpones decision on Elian Gonzalez until Tuesday (March 27-31). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 33 S. Delaware Avenue, Yardley, PA 19067 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Fax: 215-321-4249. For full text: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.