ERIC Number: ED439675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
CNN Newsroom Classroom Guides. January 2000.
Cable News Network, Atlanta, GA.; Turner Educational Services, Inc., Newtown, PA.
These guides, designed to accompany the daily Cable News Network (CNN) Newsroom broadcasts for January 3-28, 2000, provide program rundowns, suggestions for class activities and discussion, links to relevant World Wide Web sites, and a list of related news terms. Top stories include: issues of the Millennium, 100 hours of the Millennium, Mideast peace negotiations, reactions to the decision by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to send Elian Gonzalez back to his father, and the Commission on Presidential Debates (January 3-7); dispute over Elian Gonzalez, America On Line (AOL)-Time Warner merger, the Grand Canyon, General Pinochet's fate, and the cloned monkey (January 10-14); Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Chile's new leader Ricardo Lagos, growth of income inequality, Pacific Decadal Oscillation, and status of core concerns facing Israelis and Palestinians (January 17-21); Iowa caucuses, purposes of caucuses and primaries, role of the New Hampshire primary, the Republican and Democratic debates, and President Clinton's last State of the Union address (January 24-28). (AEF)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Class Activities, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, News Media, Programming (Broadcast), Social Studies, World Affairs
Turner Educational Services, 105 Terry Dr., Suite 120, Newton, PA 18940-3425 (specify date; videos of broadcasts, $24.95 per episode). Tel: 800-344-6219 (Toll Free); Web site: http://learning.turner.com.
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., Newtown, PA.