ERIC Number: ED440641
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, April 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 April 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: failure of settlement talks between Microsoft and the U.S. government, Microsoft verdict, Japan begins process of choosing a new prime minister, President Clinton's "New Economy" summit, and mapping the human genome (April 3-7); Juan Miguel Gonzalez hopes to reunite with his son, North and South Korean leaders to meet, allegations of fraud in Peru's latest election, Washington, D.C., protests involving world trade, and the standoff continues in Elian Gonzalez case (April 10-14); demonstrators protest the World Bank-IMF conference in Washington, D.C., U.S. stock market rebounds from Friday's losses, Zimbabwe's President Mugabe condones racial policies and violence, federal appeals court rules that Elian must stay in the U.S. while his case is on appeal, and anniversary of Columbine High School shootings (April 17-21); U.S. government agents stage surprise raid and take Elian Gonzalez from Miami relatives' home, Cuban Americans plan protest as Attorney General Reno defends her decision to storm the Gonzalez home, Americans recognize the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam War, disaster in Mozambique after the floods, and violence over farmland in Zimbabwe (April 24-28). (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: 215-579-8589. 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.