ERIC Number: ED448766
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, December 2000.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of December 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: the United States Supreme Court hears the presidential candidates' arguments, two major court decisions increase pressure on Al Gore to concede, new information leads scientists to a greater understanding of the teenage brain (special series), Broadman case to guide judges in two absentee ballot trials, election deadlock bad for inauguration business, and Florida Legislature prepares for special session to name the state's electors (December 4-8); the U.S. Supreme Court halts the Florida recount, U.S. Supreme Court deliberates recount arguments, U.S. Supreme Court reverses the Florida Supreme Court's recount decision, Vice President Gore and President-elect Bush address the nation, and George W. Bush's presidential transition kicks into high gear (December 11-15); President-elect Bush chooses Condoleezza Rice as National Security Advisor, new information leads scientists to a greater understanding of the teenage brain, and President-elect Bush meets with President Clinton (December 18-20). (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; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.