ERIC Number: ED456812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides, June 2001.
Turner Learning, 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 June 2001, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, student handouts, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: Indonesian President Wahid faces impeachment (June 1); suicide bombing attack at a Tel Aviv disco, AIDS 20th anniversary, Democrats gain control of the Senate, British elections, and global warming (June 4-8); Gulf Coast floods, Timothy McVeigh execution, President Bush in Europe, and President Bush announces an end to military activities on Vieques (June 11-15); Russian President Vladimir Putin proposes a Balkan peace initiative, U.S.-Russia relations, a congressional hearing begins on the problems surrounding the Ford Explorer and Firestone tires, a Patients' Bill of Rights is considered in the Senate, and California's energy crisis (June 18-22); extradition of Slobodan Milosevic, U.N. AIDS conference, juvenile diabetes, Federal Reserve interest rate cut, and Microsoft ruling (June 25-29). (MES)
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 Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA.; Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.