CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

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November 2, 2011
Media Literacy Question of the Day
If you were producing a feature on students from different cultures, how would you tell their stories?
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Daily Discussion Questions
What is the purpose of the European Union's financial bailout plan for Greece? How might the rules of the bailout plan affect Greece? What do you think will be the result of a vote by Greek citizens on this plan? Explain your rationale.
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What type of attack does U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta say could be "the next Pearl Harbor"? Why do you think he makes this comparison? What are some of the dangers of a potential cyber attack? What do you think can be done to protect national computer systems and information?
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In the segment about going to school in different parts of the world, what similarities and differences do you see from your own experience? Whose trip to school did you find the most challenging? Why? What else would you like to know about life in other cultures?
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Why does Lauren Robinson use a robot to attend school? In your opinion, what might be the pros and cons of attending school through a robotic interface? What functions do you think might be required by the robot seen in the report? Can you think of other ways that students could use technology to overcome adversity? Explain.
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