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December 11, 2011
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NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
12:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "William Finds His Base"  William Daley is a typical second-grade boy who attends the Hemenway Elementary School in Framingham, Massachusetts. William's teacher Stacey Soto discovered early in the year that he was pretending to read better than he tested. Over the course of six months, she works with him on decoding and comprehension, giving him books for both guided and independent reading that present a strong challenge. D

1:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Students Create A Multi-Arts Performance"  A team of arts specialists and classroom teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans guides kindergarten and fourth–grade students in creating an original work based on Cirque du Soleil. D

1:30 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Borrowing from the Arts to Enhance Learning"  To add vitality and context to day–to–day learning experiences, three teachers use techniques drawn from the arts that engage their students. D

2:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D

2:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmosphere"  The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT's Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate.G

3:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

4:00 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. D

4:30 am 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. D

5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheese and Ham Salad, Five-Minute Cherry Tomato Sauce, and Crab Stuffed Tomatoes. D

5:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Neal Fraser, Filet of Beef"  Chef Stellino demonstrates Chicken Scaloppini with Leeks and Morel Sauce. Joining Nick, Chef Neal Fraser from Grace Restaurant in Los Angeles prepares Filet of Beef, Farro and Italian Sausage. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G

6:30 am 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  NULL

7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Entertaining Outdoors"  Allen is having a party in the garden to celebrate the completion of the house at the Garden Home Retreat. The party area includes an outdoor kitchen and poolside containers for decorative plantings.G

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working with Threaded Pipe Connections"  General contractor Tom Silva travels to Philadelphia to help a homeowner put the finishing touch on a backyard pizza oven. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin how to apply teflon tape, pipe dope and wicking to threaded pipe connections. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Two Acres, Part 5"  Vicki and gardening experts tackle the sprawling 2.3-acre lot with a rose garden, acres of lush green sod, a mini-cherry orchard and a forest of beautiful shrubs and trees. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Circus Party"  From circus goodies in the kitchen - puff dogs, popcorn squares and piled-high round cake - to an animal train and popcorn box centerpiece, the circus comes home.G

9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Entrelac Knitting & Crochet"  This fascinating technique is wonderful for a variety of projects and we're going to show you how to stitch up a knitted pillow and a crocheted shawl. Special Guest Jennifer Acherman-Haywood of "CraftSanity".G

9:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Surprise Glacier, Part 1"  The subtle colors of white on a Prince William Sound calving glacier. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the watercolor painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Coffee Break Sweets"  NULL

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  NULL

11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Individual In Society"  Brian Poon is a teacher at Brookline High School in metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts. Mr. Poon. D

11:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Groups, Projects, and Presentations"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can use groups, projects, and presentations to help students become actively involved in their learning. Topics range from structuring groups to creating scoring guides and rubrics. Through examples of cooperative learning, decision making, and problem solving, teachers can examine how to use groups, projects, and presentations to promote powerful learning. D

12:00 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Students Making Choices"  Becky Pursley teaches first grade in Austin, Texas. Her students have a broad range of reading levels. Ms. Pursley uses a workshop approach to meet individual needs and provide many choices for learning. D

12:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "William Finds His Base"  William Daley is a typical second-grade boy who attends the Hemenway Elementary School in Framingham, Massachusetts. William's teacher Stacey Soto discovered early in the year that he was pretending to read better than he tested. Over the course of six months, she works with him on decoding and comprehension, giving him books for both guided and independent reading that present a strong challenge. D

1:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Students Create A Multi-Arts Performance"  A team of arts specialists and classroom teachers at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans guides kindergarten and fourth–grade students in creating an original work based on Cirque du Soleil. D

1:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Borrowing from the Arts to Enhance Learning"  To add vitality and context to day–to–day learning experiences, three teachers use techniques drawn from the arts that engage their students. D

2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Many Planets, One Earth"  The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life. D

2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Atmosphere"  The atmosphere is what makes the Earth habitable. Heat-trapping gases allow ecosystems to flourish. While the NOAA Global Monitoring Project documents the fluctuations in greenhouse gases worldwide, MIT's Kerry Emanuel looks at the role of hurricanes in regulating global climate.G

3:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Middle Adulthood (Ages 40-60)"  Older adults are concerned with creating a legacy for the next generation, changes in life direction, and personal goal achievement.G

4:00 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Death Rituals"  To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals. D

4:30 pm 
Death: A Personal Understanding  "Good Death"  Should we help people die, or force them to live? What constitutes a good death? Perspectives from native North American culture and urban medical ethicists provide background as we meet a woman facing death from breast cancer and a young family with a terminally ill infant. The special grief long-term caregivers can fall into is also discussed as we discover the ways that the dying can help to heal the living. D

5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Heirloom Tomatoes, Cheese and Ham Salad, Five-Minute Cherry Tomato Sauce, and Crab Stuffed Tomatoes. D

5:30 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Neal Fraser, Filet of Beef"  Chef Stellino demonstrates Chicken Scaloppini with Leeks and Morel Sauce. Joining Nick, Chef Neal Fraser from Grace Restaurant in Los Angeles prepares Filet of Beef, Farro and Italian Sausage. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Little Europe: San Marino, Monaco, Vatican City, Liechtenstein, and Andorra"  Vatican City, the world's smallest country, comes with the planet's biggest church. He also visits the fairytale princedom of Monaco, Italy's last independent hill town of San Marino, castle-guarded principality of Liechtenstein, and tiny Andorra.G

6:30 pm 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Behind The Scenes"  NULL

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Entertaining Outdoors"  Allen is having a party in the garden to celebrate the completion of the house at the Garden Home Retreat. The party area includes an outdoor kitchen and poolside containers for decorative plantings.G

7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Finishing a Backyard Pizza Oven; Working with Threaded Pipe Connections"  General contractor Tom Silva travels to Philadelphia to help a homeowner put the finishing touch on a backyard pizza oven. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard shows Kevin how to apply teflon tape, pipe dope and wicking to threaded pipe connections. D

8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Two Acres, Part 5"  Vicki and gardening experts tackle the sprawling 2.3-acre lot with a rose garden, acres of lush green sod, a mini-cherry orchard and a forest of beautiful shrubs and trees. D

8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Circus Party"  From circus goodies in the kitchen - puff dogs, popcorn squares and piled-high round cake - to an animal train and popcorn box centerpiece, the circus comes home.G

9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Entrelac Knitting & Crochet"  This fascinating technique is wonderful for a variety of projects and we're going to show you how to stitch up a knitted pillow and a crocheted shawl. Special Guest Jennifer Acherman-Haywood of "CraftSanity".G

9:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Surprise Glacier, Part 1"  The subtle colors of white on a Prince William Sound calving glacier. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the watercolor painting process: from a drawing on watercolor paper through the creation of the painting's base foundation of colors and values. D

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Coffee Break Sweets"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California and New Jersey: From the Garden State to the Golden State"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   We welcome the great Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, who together and separately have had long careers in all aspects of show business. The couple talks about their early career when they first came to national attention as a comedy team on TV's Ed Sullivan Show before moving into successful "legit" careers on stage. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "What's Wrong with Immortal Souls?"  Do human beings have immortal souls? Science dismisses anything nonphysical, and even some theologians reject immortal souls. But if no immortal souls, what happens to eternal life?. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Sunday
December 11, 2011
Current
View Prime Time
View Full Day
NOTE: When the Idaho Legislature is in session, programming on the Learn/Create and World channels may be pre-empted for live coverage from the House and Senate floors.
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