Friday, April 22, 2005

Police Arrest, Handcuff 5-Year-Old Girl

AP Video - Fri Apr 22, 5:57 PM ET An attorney says he plans legalaction against Florida police officers who handcuffed an unrulyfive-year-old girl. Police were called to the elementary school in St. Petersburg March 14th after the girl acted up in her kindergarten class. A video camera, which was rolling as part of a classroom exercise that day, captured the child appearing to calm down before threeofficers approach, pin her arms behind her back and put handcuffson her as she screams, "No!" Posted by Hello

Go to Yahoo News! to watch the news.

While the shot of the girl being arrested is striking, it is important to see the rest of the tape for full context. Below are several different cuts from the video.
From ABC Action News, click here.

Police, activists speak out over 5-year-old's videotaped arrest, click here.

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Drunk Driving Laws Making Impact In California

Drunk Driving Laws Making Impact In California  Posted by Hello
From a news story by
CNN San Francisco Reporter Greg Lefevre, June 28, 2000

Another link to video, click here.

Saturday, April 16, 2005

Peterson's first month on death row

Peterson's first month on death row
A San Quentin spokesman talks about Peterson's fanmail, daily routine Posted by Hello
Apr. 13: Scott Peterson was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in a jail cell. San Quentin Prison Spokesperson Vernell Crittendon tells MSNBC-TV's Dan Abrams what it's like to live in a day in the life of the convicted killer, down to what he ate for breakfast.

Transcript with Vocabulary, click here.

Listening Comprehension activity, click here.

Thursday, April 07, 2005

A Brady Bunch Story

(CBS) In his ongoing quest to prove that ¡§Everybody Has A Story¡¨ CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman recently returned to Iowa City, Iowa. That's were the random toss of a dart landed him well over a year ago and brought him into the life of a special young man who learned some pretty tough lessons at a very early age. Posted by Hello

Link to the news report

Monday, April 04, 2005

Pope John Paul II: 1920 - 2005

Pope John Paul II: 1920 - 2005

What is Conclave?

The World Mourns

Today's Learning Activity: Students will learn about the life and times of Pope John Paul II and his contributions as a spiritual leader and as an agent of change in world history.
 Posted by Hello

Tiny URL Link

Trace the legacy of the 264th pope to World War II-era Poland.

Take note of the process that 117 cardinals will go through in choosing a new leader.

Look over the latest blog entries from journalists and educators.