ERIC Number: ED456824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, July 2001.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA.
These classroom guides, designed to accompany the daily CNN (Cable News Network) Newsroom broadcasts for the month of July 2001 provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Slobodan Milosevic prepares to go before the U.N. war crimes tribunal, and the Bush administration plans to open up the Gulf of Mexico to offshore oil drilling (July 2-3); President Bush celebrates Independence Day in Philadelphia, and President Bush nominates Robert Mueller as the new director of the FBI (July 5-6); Beijing waits for a decision on its bid to host the 2008 Olympics, Lawmakers and educators debate an increase in special education funding, a new survey examines the patterns and issues behind Internet usage, a scientific first in stem cell research ignites controversy, and the shuttle Atlantis is on its way to rendezvous with the International Space Station (July 9-13); Beijing will host the 2008 Summer Olympics, the U.S. considers granting amnesty to illegal Mexican immigrants, the search for Chandra Levy continues, a shark attack victim cautions the public about shark attacks, and as the Bonn Climate Conference convenes, all eyes are on the delegates from Japan (July 16-20); leaders of the U.S. and Russia emerge from the G8 Summit with an announcement on arms reduction, Indonesia experiences another change in leadership, President Bush meets U.S. troops in Kosovo, the spread of West Nile virus has U.S. health officials concerned, and the number of West Nile virus cases in the U.S. may be on the rise (July 23-27); and researchers are on an ersatz expedition of Devon Island to learn how to explore Mars (July 30). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, Teaching Guides, World Affairs
Turner Learning, 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: Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA.