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April 13, 2012
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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.
11:00 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Staying On Topic"  Martha Duran-Contreras is a bilingual second-grade teacher from Santa Monica, California with many racially mixed and bilingual students. She provides each child with individualized instruction, reviewing their progress and helping them to set goals and identify steps toward achieving those goals. We see her work with individual students during an independent writing activity where each student is challenged to "stay on topic. D

11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "100 Days of Reading"  In a Chicago neighborhood, Shari Frost runs a mixed first- and second-grade classroom that includes students with physical and learning disabilities. We meet her class on the 100th day of school as they engage in a math/reading lesson on what they could buy with $ 100, read a poem featuring the number 100, and celebrate the milestone day. Mrs. Frost capitalizes on her students' age differences by encouraging peer support. D

12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Connecting with Networks"  Connections can be physical, as with bridges, or immaterial, as with friendships. Both types of connections can be understood using the same mathematical framework called network theory, or graph theory, which is a way to abstract and quantify the notion of connectivity. This unit looks at how this branch of mathematics provides insights into extremely complicated networks such as ecosystems. D

12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "In Sync"  Systems of synchronization occur throughout the animate and inanimate world. The regular beating of the human heart, the swaying and near collapse of the Millennium Bridge, the simultaneous flashing of gangs of fireflies in Southeast Asia: these varied phenomena all share the property of spontaneous synchronization. This unit shows how synchronization can be analyzed, studied, and modeled via the mathematics of differential equations, an outgrowth of calculus, and the application of these ideas toward understanding the workings of the heart. D

1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Revolution"  The British colonists fight first for their rights as Englishmen and then for universal freedoms.G

1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "The American Republic"  The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society.G

2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "The Power of the Situation"  Reveals how social psychologists attempt to understand behavior within its broader social context and how our beliefs and behavior can be influenced and manipulated by other people and by subtle situational forces.G

2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Constructing Social Reality"  Investigates the factors that contribute to our interpretation of reality and how understanding the psychological processes that govern our behavior can help us become more empathetic and independent members of society.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Foster Horse Pt. 1"  Lisa and Red take on the rehabilitation of a difficult foster horse named Storm. Stevie and Carole discover Pine Hollow is having money problems and try to help. Part 1 of 3G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "It's A Job to Get A Job!"  It's a job getting a job and Biz Kid$ is here to help. Learn tips and tricks for writing a great resume, dressing for success, and nailing the interview. Get the inside scoop on what employers look for from a young entrepreneur who manages 200 employees. D

4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Gardening for the Hungry; Easy ways to Share the Bounty"  Planting a row for the hungry is more than a great idea; it's a movement started by an Alaskan garden writer that encouraged his readers to plant one extra row and donate the harvest to the local food shelter. Today, from Master Gardening groups to your friends and neighbors, more people are sharing the bounty and we've found some great and easy ways for you to do the same. D

4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Pepperoni Pizza Soup"  And today we're going to take another spin on one of the most popular kid foods, we're going to show you how to make Pepperoni Pizza Soup. Yes, I did say soup. All the yummy, irresistible flavors of pizza you can also drop in a stock pot and stir together for the same taste. D

5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "White Asparagus/Asparagi Bianchi"  Mary Ann takes a good, long look at this elegant white vegetable before creating a spring-fresh Cream of Asparagus Soup, a crisp White Asparagus Salad, and an Italian favorite, Asparagus, Bassano del Grappo-style, topped with a rich, buttery egg sauce. One look at this snow-white gift from the garden and you'll be green with envy. D

5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Seafood Savvy"  Chef Keller makes three innovative and easy-to-prepare seafood recipes including mussels bathed in a creamy, white wine sauce and an unusual ceviche that's packed with punch. Mussels in Basil White Wine Sauce; Rock Shrimp Burger; Peruvian Ceviche.G

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Budapest: The Best of Hungary"  Capitalism has taken hold in the city laced together by bridges across the Danube. Gypsy orchestras and venerable mineral baths are the rage.G

6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "The Rainforest"  NULL

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Enclosure"  Smith explores the design principle of enclosure. He presents examples at his Garden Home Retreat, a peaceful garden setting at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, and at Whitehall House.G

7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Bedford Project - Part 1 of 16"  THIS OLD HOUSE opens a new season with work on a 300-year-old farmstead that is rich in Colonial history. Homeowners Joe and Becky Titlow plan to preserve the historic part of the house while adding space and modern amenities with two small additions. Architect Dan Quaile presents the plan using a remarkable model generated from a 3-D printer, while general contractor Tom Silva inspects the structure and historic window sash, which will be restored. D

8:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Shaker Style Turned Stools"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "Bedroom Inspirations"  NULL

9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Art Quilts-Fusible Collage Workshop, Part 2"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "The Round Tower at Glendalough"  A 6th-century Irish monastery nestled in the Wicklow mountains provides Frank with an interesting subject to paint. D

10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Jonathan Waxman & Oven-Roasting Vegetables"  On this episode of SIMPLY MING, Ming demonstrates how one of the best ways to cook vegetables is to roast them because it concentrates their flavor. And for guest chef Jonathan Waxman, one of the godfathers of New American Cuisine, exalting great ingredients is what it's all about. Together, Ming and Jonathan, draw inspiration from mystery ingredients and the fantastic technique of oven roasting to create two delicious recipes: Spicy Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast with Baby Cauliflower and Potatoes and Macadamia Duck with Roasted Vegetables Waxman Style. D

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "Kansas City: Italian American Steak In Kansas City"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Slavery"  While the North develops an industrial economy and culture, the South develops a slave culture and economy, and the great rift between the regions becomes unbreachable. Professor Masur looks at the human side of the history of the mid-1800s by sketching a portrait of the lives of slave and master. D

11:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Coming of the Civil War"  Simmering regional differences ignite an all-out crisis in the 1850s. Professor Martin teams with Professor Miller and historian Stephen Ambrose to chart the succession of incidents, from 'Bloody Kansas' to the shots on Fort Sumter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. D

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