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CNN Student News: Daily Discussion

updated 6:49 PM EDT, Tue September 25, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Use these questions to help students understand today's featured news stories
  • Today's Daily Discussion includes the Media Literacy Question of the Day

(CNN Student News) -- September 26, 2012

Media Literacy Question of the Day

What should be considered before someone engages in a conversation through social media?

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Daily Discussion Questions

According to the program: What are some of the topics that President Obama addressed in his speech to the United Nations General Assembly? Why do you think that he focused on these issues? How do you think that his speech was received, both in America and abroad? What global issues would you want the international community to tackle, and why?

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As seen in the report: What have President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said regarding student loans? What is your opinion of their ideas? How has the recession impacted colleges? What do you think is the best way to pay for higher education? Explain.

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How did the Michigan high school student featured in the segment react to a recent prank at her expense? How did her community react? What do you think can be learned from this story?

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How does former MLB player C.J. Stewart help some inner-city boys? What does Stewart require of participants in his program? Why do you think he does this? What do Stewart and one of his program's beneficiaries say about Stewart's organization?

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