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12:00 AM 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. [P]

1:00 AM 
Overdraft This film presents a broad explanation of America's federal debt and the choices Americans will have to make to fix it. It describes the connections, opportunities, and consequences of debt at the federal, state, and local levels of government and includes interviews with prominent leaders in government, economics, and journalism alongside stories of citizens from across the country who must cope with the consequences - and sometimes invisible hand - of America's debt. In the end, viewers are left with choices to change a gloomy forecast. [G]

2:00 AM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School Math & Science"  We'll immerse ourselves in Middle School math and science-from using your whole body to graph linear equations to going on a pond water safari-these classes are engaging and inventive. [P]

3:00 AM 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts"  In this program, the teachers talk about the importance of choosing rich texts for their students as a group or individuals, enumerating various criteria that they have developed for this initial classroom decision. Supported by commentary from Dr. Judith Langer, the group looks at the part student interests play in selecting the right text, building thematic study units using a variety of texts, and helping students select texts that meet their needs or help them go further in their experiences with literature. [P]

4:00 AM 
Science Trek  "The Earth"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Virginia Gillerman, a geologist with the Idaho Geological Survey and Jeffrey Johnson, an Assistant Research Professor of Geophysics at Boise State University, will answer students' questions about the Earth. [G]

4:30 AM 
Travel with Kids  "North Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay"  Arriving in Hanoi by train from Beijing, China, the Asia travel adventure continues in the communist capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Head underground with hosts Nathan and Seamus as a hotel in Hanoi uncovers a recently discovered bomb shelter where Jane Fonda was reported to have played during air raids. [P]

5:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden Fun with Kids"  [P]

5:30 AM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "It All Starts with Kids"  Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt. [P]

6:00 AM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Camp - for the Entire Family"  [P]

6:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids Day"  Satisfy the little ones with Katie's vibrant projects and tasty treats. In the Kitchen: Yummy Donut Sandwiches, Fruit Kebabs with Lemon-Lime Glaze and Butterscotch Hot Chocolate. [P]

7:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Kids, Kids and More Kids"  [P]

7:30 AM 
Christina Cooks  "Cooking with Children"  Many kids crave candy, fast food and soda, and as a result, they sometimes suffer from obesity, adult onset diabetes and premature maturation. Christina offers healthy alternatives to processed snacks and fast foods that many kids love to eat. [P]

8:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Cooking for Kids"  Allen is very passionate about educating children about the importance of where their food comes from. In this episode, he will demonstrate ways to get the kids excited about gardening and offer ways to get them to help in the kitchen. [P]

8:30 AM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "New Orleans - Beignets, Beads, and Bugs!"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Neven Maguire: Home Chef [P]

9:30 AM 
Simply Ming  "Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote"  Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

10:00 AM 
Essential Pepin  "Fine Finishes"  [P]

10:30 AM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Michelangelo's Favorite Pasta"  [P]

11:00 AM 
Democracy In America  "Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World"  This program examines the need for the United States to use the tools of foreign policy in ways that recognize the growing interdependence of nations. [P]

11:30 AM 
Democracy In America  "Citizenship: Making Government Work"  This program introduces basic concepts of government, politics, and citizenship. It explores the tension between maintaining order and preserving freedoms, the essential role of politics in addressing the will of the people, and the need for citizens to participate in order to make democracy work. [P]

12:00 PM 
In Search of the Novel  "Am I Getting Through?"  In this summary, teachers examine their effectiveness in helping students comprehend and appreciate novels and become lifelong readers. Teachers also discuss and demonstrate strategies for evaluation. [P]

1:00 PM 
Overdraft This film presents a broad explanation of America's federal debt and the choices Americans will have to make to fix it. It describes the connections, opportunities, and consequences of debt at the federal, state, and local levels of government and includes interviews with prominent leaders in government, economics, and journalism alongside stories of citizens from across the country who must cope with the consequences - and sometimes invisible hand - of America's debt. In the end, viewers are left with choices to change a gloomy forecast. [G]

2:00 PM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Middle School Math & Science"  We'll immerse ourselves in Middle School math and science-from using your whole body to graph linear equations to going on a pond water safari-these classes are engaging and inventive. [P]

3:00 PM 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 4. Diversity In Texts"  In this program, the teachers talk about the importance of choosing rich texts for their students as a group or individuals, enumerating various criteria that they have developed for this initial classroom decision. Supported by commentary from Dr. Judith Langer, the group looks at the part student interests play in selecting the right text, building thematic study units using a variety of texts, and helping students select texts that meet their needs or help them go further in their experiences with literature. [P]

4:00 PM 
Science Trek  "The Earth"  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists, Virginia Gillerman, a geologist with the Idaho Geological Survey and Jeffrey Johnson, an Assistant Research Professor of Geophysics at Boise State University, will answer students' questions about the Earth. [G]

4:30 PM 
Travel with Kids  "North Vietnam: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay"  Arriving in Hanoi by train from Beijing, China, the Asia travel adventure continues in the communist capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. Head underground with hosts Nathan and Seamus as a hotel in Hanoi uncovers a recently discovered bomb shelter where Jane Fonda was reported to have played during air raids. [P]

5:00 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Garden Fun with Kids"  [P]

5:30 PM 
New Scandinavian Cooking  "It All Starts with Kids"  Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt. [P]

6:00 PM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "Camp - for the Entire Family"  [P]

6:30 PM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Kids Day"  Satisfy the little ones with Katie's vibrant projects and tasty treats. In the Kitchen: Yummy Donut Sandwiches, Fruit Kebabs with Lemon-Lime Glaze and Butterscotch Hot Chocolate. [P]

7:00 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Kids, Kids and More Kids"  [P]

7:30 PM 
Christina Cooks  "Cooking with Children"  Many kids crave candy, fast food and soda, and as a result, they sometimes suffer from obesity, adult onset diabetes and premature maturation. Christina offers healthy alternatives to processed snacks and fast foods that many kids love to eat. [P]

8:00 PM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table  "Cooking for Kids"  Allen is very passionate about educating children about the importance of where their food comes from. In this episode, he will demonstrate ways to get the kids excited about gardening and offer ways to get them to help in the kitchen. [P]

8:30 PM 
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly  "New Orleans - Beignets, Beads, and Bugs!"  [P]

9:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Revisiting Julia Child's Roast Turkey"  [P]

9:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Jamie Bissonnette & En Pappiote"  Cooking en papillote, or in parchment paper or foil, is a great way to make an easy, healthy meal, especially on the fly. Chef Jamie Bissonnette is in the house to show you just how versatile en pappiote can be, this week on Simply Ming. [P]

10:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table [P]

10:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Venice and Its Lagoon"  Rick samples sumptuous art treasures, and explores back-street wonders. He cruises its lagoon, stopping in fiery Murano for glass, pastel Burano for lace, and murky Torcello for a sense of where Venice was born. Part 2 of 2 [G]

11:00 PM 
Artifacts & Fiction: Workshop In American Literature  "Workshop 8. Ceremonial Artifacts"  This session explores how objects used in religious ceremonies embody the spiritual beliefs of the cultures they represent. By better understanding these sacred beliefs, teachers learn to help their students connect to literary texts from unfamiliar cultural contexts. [P]


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