ERIC Number: ED449790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, January 2001.
Turner Educational Services, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of January 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: George W. Bush nominates the last three vacant Cabinet posts, Congress opens its 107th session, and businesses and consumers are being hit hard by California's energy crisis (January 3-5); the United States Congress certifies the presidential election, Israeli demonstrators protest the idea of a divided Jerusalem, Linda Chavez withdraws her name from consideration for labor secretary, Rod Paige, education secretary nominee, faces questions from the Senate, and Elaine Chao is President-elect Bush's pick for labor secretary (January 8-12); Americans celebrate the life of Martin Luther Kind, Jr., special report on the United States military, five Cabinet nominees face questions from the Senate, and the Inaugural festivities officially begin (January 16-19); George W. Bush is sworn in as the 43rd U.S. president, President Bush focuses on the state of public schools, President Bush sends his education plan to Congress, an oil spill off the Galapagos Islands threatens their fragile marine habitat, and possible political overtones in California's power problem (January 22-26); India tends to its earthquake survivors, rescues continue four days after India's devastating earthquake, and the Fed plans to cut interest rate to boost consumer confidence (January 29-31). (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: 215-579-8589. 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., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.