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12:00 AM 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Connecting Skills to Text"  Learning to read in Charmon Evans's first-grade classroom in Port Hueneme, California is skills-oriented and fun. Students interact with a talking puppet or are contestants in the Word Wall Game Show. [P]

12:30 AM 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Promoting Readers As Leaders"  Valerie Kostandos believes all her first-grade students in Melrose, Massachusetts should take on the role of leader. This contributes to a learning climate where students see themselves as readers, writers, and leaders who manage their classroom routines. [P]

1:00 AM 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Building On Useful Ideas"  One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is in on the teacher�s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics. [P]

2:00 AM 
Principles for Principals  "Changing Pedagogy"  Education reform in math and science implies changing teaching and learning strategies in the classroom. Principals discuss how they can foster effective pedagogy. [G]

3:00 AM 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Idea-Making"  Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. [P]

4:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Kitchen Crafting"  One of the favorite places to craft is right on the kitchen table, so we thought it was a great idea to include kitchen crafts on our show. We start out with gift wrap made from recycled containers like mesh fruit bags. [P]

4:30 AM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Homemade Refried Beans"  Forget about opening a can, because today we're showing you how to make homemade refried beans. It's so easy to learn how to make a fresh batch of homemade refried beans yourself. [P]

5:00 AM 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Holiday Food Gifts"  A thoughtful gift you make yourself speaks volumes, and food is the present everyone loves! Sara releases your creative spirit by teaching how to make Homemade Marshmallows with a Hot Chocolate Mix. For the wine enthusiast, her Homemade Cheese Crackers pair beautifully with some cheese and wine. [P]

5:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "American Sushi"  Brodie and guest chef and author Tracy Griffith create imaginative replacements for rolls, sashimi and others. [P]

6:00 AM 
OpenRoad  "California Coast"  California's Colorful Coast - Start with Big Sur's dramatic mountain summits, travel down to the spectacular shoreline and dive deeper as Doug scuba dives Big Sur's many aquatic delights. Best of the West - Outdoor adventures - Kayak in Kauai and climb the largest volcano on earth. [P]

6:30 AM 
New Fly Fisher  "Hebgen Lake Gulpers"  Phil Rowley fishes Hebgen Lake, arguably the best stillwater dry fly fishing in North America. Learn about the species in this lake, what they feed on, and how to catch them. [P]

7:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Caring for Orchids as Houseplants/Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet. [P]

7:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Steam Bent Chair"  [P]

8:00 AM 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Entry"  Smith uses the Garden Home Retreat's grand front door and containers filled with herbs to demonstrate the design principle of entry. He also visits a plant in Indiana that has an exceptional recycling system. [G]

8:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Sports Night"  Katie reclaims the living room on game night with recipes for potato wedges and grilled cheese three ways, and project ideas for sports-inspired flower arrangements and tailgating trays and coasters. [P]

9:00 AM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Fried Oyster Salad, Beignets, and Red Beans and Rice. [P]

9:30 AM 
Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Co.: Our Food Heritage  "Italian Immigration to America"  Oppression, religious freedom, heavy taxes and deplorable working conditions brought many immigrants to the New World. The Italians were no different. [P]

10:00 AM 
Coastal Cooking with John Shields  "Down on the Bayou"  What's cooking down on the Bayou? New Orleans celebrity chef Susan Spicer sautes some Blackfish with Crayfish Rice. John gives his Seafood Gumbo secrets away and gets fired up for Bananas Foster with Kitchen Goddess Andrea. [P]

10:30 AM 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. [P]

11:00 AM 
In Search of the Novel  "What's In It for Me?"  A novel can transport readers to other places and times, real or imaginary, allowing the readers to meet people and experience life in many different ways. In this program, teachers explore ways to help students respond to novels on deeply personal levels. [P]

12:00 PM 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Connecting Skills to Text"  Learning to read in Charmon Evans's first-grade classroom in Port Hueneme, California is skills-oriented and fun. Students interact with a talking puppet or are contestants in the Word Wall Game Show. [P]

12:30 PM 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Promoting Readers As Leaders"  Valerie Kostandos believes all her first-grade students in Melrose, Massachusetts should take on the role of leader. This contributes to a learning climate where students see themselves as readers, writers, and leaders who manage their classroom routines. [P]

1:00 PM 
Private Universe Project In Mathematics  "Building On Useful Ideas"  One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is in on the teacher�s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics. [P]

2:00 PM 
Principles for Principals  "Changing Pedagogy"  Education reform in math and science implies changing teaching and learning strategies in the classroom. Principals discuss how they can foster effective pedagogy. [G]

3:00 PM 
Looking at Learning....Again Part 1  "Idea-Making"  Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. [P]

4:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Kitchen Crafting"  One of the favorite places to craft is right on the kitchen table, so we thought it was a great idea to include kitchen crafts on our show. We start out with gift wrap made from recycled containers like mesh fruit bags. [P]

4:30 PM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Homemade Refried Beans"  Forget about opening a can, because today we're showing you how to make homemade refried beans. It's so easy to learn how to make a fresh batch of homemade refried beans yourself. [P]

5:00 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chef's Dream"  Jacques assembles fresh bluefin tuna tartare with apple. He also prepares lamb burgers with feta cheese cooked rare and served with yogurt-cucumber sauce. [G]

5:30 PM 

6:00 PM 
Kimchi Chronicles  "The Pork Chronicles"  As opposed to the lean-is-better preference in the United States, Koreans love their pork full of fat - and flavor. In this episode, Marja, her dear friend, the actress Heather Graham, and an expert food blogger named Daniel eat classic pork barbeque at Heukdonga restaurant in Seoul. [P]

6:30 PM 
Christina  "Eating Well for Life"  If you think it's a diet, you'll fail. But if you think of eating well for life, it becomes a part of how you live and who you are. [P]

7:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Caring for Orchids as Houseplants/Purchasing a Kitchen Wall Cabinet"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook visits a tropical botanic garden to learn how to care for orchids as houseplants. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet. [P]

7:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang. [G]

8:00 PM 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. [P]

8:30 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Chef's Dream"  Jacques assembles fresh bluefin tuna tartare with apple. He also prepares lamb burgers with feta cheese cooked rare and served with yogurt-cucumber sauce. [G]

9:00 PM 

9:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Cooking on the Sea of Cortez"  Rick is always up for a cooking challenge. After a day spent boating and kayaking on the Sea of Cortez with a local ecotourism group, Rick grills dinner for the group on the beach at Espiritu Santo Island - one of the most biologically diverse marine areas in the world. [P]

10:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Chestnuts: Beyond Roasting"  The Pences visit one of the country's few organic chestnut farms and discover how this classic nut is making a comeback. [G]

10:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Paris: Regal and Intimate"  Rick cruises the Seine River, visits Napoleon's tomb, and takes in the Louvre. He also shops in village-like neighborhoods, attends church in a grand pipe organ loft, and celebrates with a big, patriotic Bastille Day bang. [G]

11:00 PM 
Theater Talk  "The Heritage of Broadway"  We look at the history of Broadway and the world of the theater from two different perspectives. First, producer Michael Kantor, discusses his new PBS documentary Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy, which examines how Jewish culture and liturgical music helped in the creation of the modern Broadway musical. [P]

11:30 PM 
Closer to Truth  "Why Is The Quantum So Strange?"  To know reality, one must confront the quantum. It is how our world works at the deepest level. [P]


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