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12:00 AM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Myths and Realities of Aging"  The common myths surrounding aging are compared with today's realities. Experts and elders describe how we learn about aging and how knowledge can help us debunk myths. [P]

1:00 AM 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Is This Going to Count?"  Assessment does not compete for valuable teaching time; it is teaching time. This workshop shows how embedding assessment into everyday curriculum turns performance tasks into learning activities. [P]

2:30 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

3:00 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. [P]

3:30 AM 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. [P]

4:00 AM 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Public Opinion and the Vietnam War"  Liz Morrison is a ninth–grade American history teacher at Parkway South High School in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. [P]

4:26 AM 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Migration from Latin America"  Mavis Weir teaches 10th–grade history at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California. In this lesson, students explore the various reasons people emigrate from their homeland. [P]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Practical Ideas"  A dry erase bulletin board, a take a-long tote, hanging pot made from clay, and recycled pin using pop tabs - all very practical ideas for crafting every day, today on Hands On. [P]

5:30 AM 
Signing Time!  "The Zoo Train"  The Signing Time gang hops on the zoo train to learn new signs for their animal friends at the zoo. [P]

6:00 AM 
New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad  "In The Heart of Fjordland"  On a farm in a valley in central fjordland, Andreas prepares dishes with the artisan goat cheeses of the region. [G]

6:30 AM 
Healthful Indian Flavors with Alamelu [P]

7:00 AM 
Journeys In India  "Gir: The Last Refuge of the Lion"  [P]

7:30 AM 
Journeys In Africa  "Kilwa: The Swahili King of the Indian Ocean"  [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting"  The 12th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. [P]

8:30 AM 
The Woodwright's Shop  "Iron Work for Timber Work"  Master blacksmith Peter Ross shows us how to make spike dogs and cant hooks for log holding and handling. [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action"  To gardeners, Thomas Jefferson holds a special place of honor. The gardens at Monticello were a botanic laboratory of ornamental and useful plants from around the world. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Who Needs A Wedding Planner?"  Katie's ideas for invitations and one-flower arrangements and recipes for quiche cups with shrimp, chicken pinwheels and polenta sandwiches will help keep a wedding day simple. [P]

10:00 AM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "Christmas In Switzerland"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Alpine Christmas"  In Switzerland, Rudy finds bright Christmas markets and toasty ski lodges at Zurich. In the medieval town of Bremgarten, he visits with St. Nicholas. [G]

11:00 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Gift Giving"  Katie proves it's better (and more fun) to give than to receive with easy and thoughtful gift ideas. In the Kitchen: Put-It-Together Pie, Tortellini and Turkey Meatball Soup, Strawberry Pesto, Apple Ginger Preserves and Orange Caramel Sauce. [P]

11:30 AM 
Burt Wolf: Taste of Freedom  "Hanukkah"  Wolf uncovers the history of the worldwide Jewish holiday and explains why potato pancakes and doughnuts are served. [G]

12:00 PM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Myths and Realities of Aging"  The common myths surrounding aging are compared with today's realities. Experts and elders describe how we learn about aging and how knowledge can help us debunk myths. [P]

1:00 PM 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Is This Going to Count?"  Assessment does not compete for valuable teaching time; it is teaching time. This workshop shows how embedding assessment into everyday curriculum turns performance tasks into learning activities. [P]

2:30 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

3:00 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Epic of Gilgamesh"  The first known human story is that of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk. Images of artifacts from ancient Iraq mix with beautiful illustrations, dance, and costume to tell of the relations between gods and mortals, the search for friendship, love, and immortality. [P]

3:30 PM 
Invitation to World Literature  "My Name Is Red"  Both an historical novel and a graphic murder mystery set among the miniaturists of the Ottaman court. With its focus on Istambul, a major crossroads of the world, it tells of the artistic/cultural contest between Europe and the East. [P]

4:00 PM 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Public Opinion and the Vietnam War"  Liz Morrison is a ninth–grade American history teacher at Parkway South High School in suburban St. Louis, Missouri. [P]

4:26 PM 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Migration from Latin America"  Mavis Weir teaches 10th–grade history at Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California. In this lesson, students explore the various reasons people emigrate from their homeland. [P]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Practical Ideas"  A dry erase bulletin board, a take a-long tote, hanging pot made from clay, and recycled pin using pop tabs - all very practical ideas for crafting every day, today on Hands On. [P]

5:30 PM 
Signing Time!  "The Zoo Train"  The Signing Time gang hops on the zoo train to learn new signs for their animal friends at the zoo. [P]

6:00 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Viva Espana!"  Jacques savors the essence of Spain with spicy gazpacho and shellfish and chicken paella. Cuba supplies the inspiration for pineapple in dark-rum sauce. [G]

6:30 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Meat and Potatoes A La Francaise"  [P]

7:00 PM 
Martha Stewart's Cooking School  "Fish Monger"  If you love to eat seafood but balk at preparing it at home, you'll welcome this lesson. Dave Pasternack, a renowned seafood chef based in New York City, joins Martha for a beginner's class on buying, butchering and storing fish. [P]

7:30 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Replacing An Old Door/Hot Water Without Waiting"  The 12th season of ASK THIS OLD HOUSE begins with Kevin teaching the guys how to use Twitter. Tom replaces an old, rusted bulkhead door. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt. [G]

9:00 PM 
Rudy Maxa's World  "South Africa: Cape Town"  Rudy is at the nexus of cultures, waking up in a cosmopolitan city, spending the afternoon with penguins, riding a funicular to the edge of a continent, and watching the sun set from a beach. He seeks out the natural wonders surrounding the city and the contrasts between the urbane waterfront and the nearby townships. [G]

9:30 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Viva Espana!"  Jacques savors the essence of Spain with spicy gazpacho and shellfish and chicken paella. Cuba supplies the inspiration for pineapple in dark-rum sauce. [G]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Meat and Potatoes A La Francaise"  [P]

10:30 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Chorizo"  Who doesn't love sausage? Chorizo, the Mexican version, is a deep-burnt-reddish explosion of fresh, moist, exotically seasoned flavor. When it's fried, it becomes crisp and incredibly savory. [P]

11:00 PM 
Cooking Odyssey  "Athens"  [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe Classics  "Egypt"  Rick climbs the Giza Pyramid. In Luxor, he rambles with Ramses through the temple of Karnac and the Valley of the Kings, and bicycles into today's village Egypt. [G]


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