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March 17, 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.
2:00 am 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D

3:00 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D

3:30 am 
Curiosity Quest  "Cheerleading"  Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip. D

4:00 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Growing Minds"  Two approaches to developing mental ability: the conventional approach and what is currently known as emergent curriculum. D

4:30 am 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "It's The Little Things"  The importance of a well-ordered and predictable environment. D

5:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G

5:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Touring Ireland"  Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belfast and the Best of Northern Ireland"  Rick tours Belfast and the Antrim Coast. He seeks thrills at Portrush, Ulster's Coney Island, taste-tests Irish whiskey, scrambles over six-sided rock columns and follows the beat of Irish music.G

6:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Dublin, Ireland"  For over 700 years Dublin lived under foreign domination. Today, however, it is an independent Republic with one of the highest per capita incomes in Europe and a fashionable destination for tourists. Burt Wolf explores the city's Viking history, visits the Guinness brewery to learn how to "pull" a perfect pint, discovers the origin of the Guinness Book of Records, tours the town's classic pubs, and finds out why the ancient Book of Kells is the most valued cultural object in Ireland. D

7:00 am 
Tommy Makem's Ireland   Acclaimed Irish folksinger Tommy Makem transports viewers on an armchair tour of his favorite places in Ireland in TOMMY MAKEM'S IRELAND. These eclectic and engaging programs, taped on location, travel throughout Makem's native land - from its craggy northern shores to the historic capital. Makem, one of Ireland's favorite sons, visits pubs, churches, castles and cliffs from Dublin and Connemarra to Belfast and the Dingle Peninsula. D

8:00 am 
Tommy Makem's Ireland   Acclaimed Irish folksinger Tommy Makem transports viewers on an armchair tour of his favorite places in Ireland in TOMMY MAKEM'S IRELAND. These eclectic and engaging programs, taped on location, travel throughout Makem's native land - from its craggy northern shores to the historic capital. Makem, one of Ireland's favorite sons, visits pubs, churches, castles and cliffs from Dublin and Connemarra to Belfast and the Dingle Peninsula. D

9:00 am 
Easy Yoga for Easing Pain   Based from her home in Peterborough, New Hampshire, Easy Yoga for Easing Pain will feature Peggy both explaining and demonstrating why yoga can effectively alleviate the pain in painful joints. And to further reinforce the value of incorporating yoga as part of daily living, we will track five or six individuals whom Peggy has been working with to see first hand how her program has affected the quality of their lives. As part of the program, viewers will also be a fly on the wall in one of Peggy's jam-packed yoga classes. D

10:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick travels through rugged villages and dances in a castle at a medieval folk banquet.G

10:30 am 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Lands of St. Patrick, Ireland"  During the 5th century, Saint Patrick arrived in Ireland and changed the course of the nation's history. Burt Wolf investigates the real story of Patrick's life, visits Patrick's original church, treks to the mystic pilgrimage sites of Lough Derg and Croagh Patrick and explores the reasons why St. Patrick became the patron saint of the Irish. D

11:00 am 
Biography of America, A  "New World Encounters"  Professor Miller introduces A Biography of America and its team of historians. The program looks at the beginnings of American history from west to east, following the first Ice Age migrations through the corn civilizations of Middle America, and the explorations of Columbus, DeSoto, and the Spanish. D

11:30 am 
Biography of America, A  "English Settlement"  As the American character begins to take shape in the early seventeenth century, English settlements develop in New England and Virginia. Their personalities are dramatically different. Professor Miller explores the origins of values, cultures, and economies that have collided in the North and South throughout the American story. D

12:00 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

1:00 pm 
Economics Classroom, The: A Workshop for Grade 9-12 Teachers  "Trading Globally"  Explore the global economy. D

2:00 pm 
Teaching Channel   See how one teacher creatively manages transitions from one activity or location to another while keeping students engaged and learning. Watch students have fun drawing monsters to learn descriptive writing skills. See how 7th graders develop strong conceptual understanding of the often-challenging topic of integer addition. D

3:00 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Bike Making"  Join Joel on this sporty quest as he learns how BMX Bikes are made with Fit Bikes. Put your math skills to use for this intricate journey through the bike making world. D

3:30 pm 
Curiosity Quest  "Cheerleading"  Join Joel on this quest as he learns what it's like to be a cheerleader from the co-ed cheer squad at Brigham Young University. Hold your breath as Joel attempts to safely complete a backflip. D

4:00 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "Growing Minds"  Two approaches to developing mental ability: the conventional approach and what is currently known as emergent curriculum. D

4:30 pm 
Whole Child, The: A Caregiver's Guide to the First Five Years  "It's The Little Things"  The importance of a well-ordered and predictable environment. D

5:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South Ireland: Waterford to the Ring of Kerry"  As Rick travels the southern coast, he visits Waterford's crystal factory, the Kennedy family homestead, the Dunbrody famine ship, and Kinsale's star-shaped fortresses. Then he drives the Ring of Kerry.G

5:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Touring Ireland"  Burt visits Ireland's great pilgrimage sites, follows the trails of St. Patrick, investigates the history of Guinness, learns about the most valuable book in Ireland, looks at the great architecture of Dublin and finds out what's good to eat. This program could easily become the basis for your own fascinating tour of Ireland. D

6:00 pm 
Nature  "River of No Return"  Isaac and Bjornen Babcock head into the Frank Church - River of No Return Wilderness for a yearlong honeymoon. They capture the beauty and wildlife with their cameras within the wilderness in the heart of Idaho. What begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple - and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the wilderness.G

7:30 pm 
Outdoor Idaho  "Idaho Geology, A Convergence of Wonders"  The Gem State's story is written in stone, which reveals the forces that produced a landscape that unites, divides and binds together Idahoans. Geologists Bill Bonnichsen and Marty Godchaux lead a tour through the complexities of the topic. Outdoor enthusiasts play amid unique formations - they ski on sand dunes, kayak through canyons, raft over waterfalls, climb rocky outcroppings, and dive into fossil water. The special includes videos of geologic events and examples gathered over decades.G

9:00 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Ireland's West Coast"  Maxa starts in Galway, shopping for Irish crystal and Celtic jewelry. He takes a salt-sprayed boat to the Aran Islands to scale the heights of a Stone Age fort. To the south, he passes through the eerie landscape of the Burren.G

9:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy Maxa  "Dublin and Beyond"  Rudy tours Ireland's urban core. He visits Trinity College, sees the Book of Kells, tours the Guinness Brewery and the Kilmainham jail. Beyond Dublin, he finds inspiration in the hillsides of Glendalough and the Hill of Tara.G

10:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "The Best of West Ireland: Dingle, Galway, and the Aran Islands"  Rick travels through rugged villages and dances in a castle at a medieval folk banquet.G

10:30 pm 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "The Lands of St. Patrick, Ireland"  During the 5th century, Saint Patrick arrived in Ireland and changed the course of the nation's history. Burt Wolf investigates the real story of Patrick's life, visits Patrick's original church, treks to the mystic pilgrimage sites of Lough Derg and Croagh Patrick and explores the reasons why St. Patrick became the patron saint of the Irish. D

11:00 pm 
Ethics In America  "Public Trust, Private Interests"  Jeane Kirkpatrick, Joseph A. Califano Jr., Senator Alan Simpson, Peter Jennings, and others address the problems of trust; within government, between one public official and another, and between the government and the public.G

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Saturday
March 17, 2012
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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