ERIC Number: ED450698
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, February 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 February 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Libyan intelligence agent is convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, and Polls indicate that Ariel Sharon is leading the Israeli election (February 1-2); CNN special report--a firsthand account of the conflict in the Middle East with a focus on youth of the region, Israelis go to the polls to elect a prime minister, Israelis choose Ariel Sharon as their new prime minister, the space shuttle takes off on a high pressure mission, and U.S. President Bush sends his tax cut plan to Congress (February 5-9); the public gets its first look at the human genome, federal appeals court rules against Napster, President Bush plans to modernize the U.S. military, congress questions television executives on the media's coverage of the 2000 U.S. presidential election, and President Bush plans to visit Mexico (February 12-16); Texas is the model for President Bush's educational testing plan, an FBI agent is accused of spying for Russia, Napster offers record labels a one billion dollar deal, investigators examine pardons granted by former President Clinton, (February 20-23); ten years have passed since the end of the Gulf War, President Bush's tax cut plan is becoming a test of his leadership ability, and President Bush presents his first budget to Congress (February 26-28). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), 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.