CNN Produces a Multimedia Package for the Millennium Series
CNN's Millennium series, premiering October 10th at 10-11p.m. (ET), will showcase some of the most significant people and events of the
past 1,000 years. It will continue on Sundays for ten consecutive weeks, covering one century per episode. To integrate the series into the classroom, Turner Learning will offer complimentary curriculum materials to educators.
Millennium was filmed in 28 countries. Produced by award-winning Sir Jeremy Isaacs and Pat Mitchell, nine of the past ten centuries are retold through graphic animation and reenactments. Millennium combines television, video and a complete educator's guide to report the past achievements of cultures worldwide.
Educator materials include a Web site containing segment summaries, discussion questions for each episode, historical background, contemporary connections for each segment, activities, assessments and Internet links to the CNN Interactive companion site. Turner Learning, Inc., Atlanta, GA, (800) 344-6219, www.turnerlearning.com.
This article originally appeared in the 09/01/1999 issue of THE Journal.