ERIC Number: ED443391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, June 2000.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of June 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: President Clinton prepares to visit Germany, and federal court of appeals rules Elian Gonzalez is not entitled to asylum hearing (June 1-2); Presidents Clinton and Putin address new threats to global stability, the possible breakup of Microsoft, National D-Day Museum opens in New Orleans, federal judge orders the breakup of Microsoft, and the U.S. government bans a popular pesticide (June 5-9); Syrians mourn the death of President Hafez al-Assad, leaders of North and South Korea prepare to begin their summit, CNN Newsroom profiles Presidents Kim Dae Jung and Kim Jong II, Korean leaders sign a historic agreement, and historic pact could lead to reconciliation between North and South Korea (June 12-16); Ethiopia and Eritrea sign a peace agreement, 58 stowaways found dead in a truck in England, United Nations officials warn Africa's famine is about to worsen, OPEC ministers agree to raise oil production, and Zimbabwe's President Mugabe flexes his political muscles as elections approach (June 19-23); historians review the origin of the Korean War on its 50th anniversary, scientists completed a working draft of the human genome as some people question the ethics of the Human Genome Project, distracted drivers are a public safety threat, and Elian Gonzalez returns to Cuba (June 26-30). (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). For full text: http://learning.turner.com/newsroom/archive. Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll- Free); fax: 215-579-8589; Web site: http://turnerlearning.com/newsroom/archive.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.