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Sunday
December 18, 2011
Full Day
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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 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Unity and Diversity"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can embrace both unity and diversity in their classrooMs. Topics range from exploring democratic values to building awareness of student diversity. Through examples of students connecting with one another and embracing the different cultures within their community, teachers can reflect on how to best address issues of unity and diversity in their classroom. D

11:30 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Dealing with Controversial Issues"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in their own classrooMs.. D

12:00 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

12:30 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

1:00 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Three Leaders at Arts-Based Schools"  Three administrators provide instructional leadership and solve day–to–day challenges at arts–based schools serving diverse student populations. In Brooklyn, principal Martha Rodriguez–Torres describes her role as "politician, social worker, parent, and police officer," and says that her primary responsibility is to "provide teachers the resources they need to fulfill the program." In Georgia, principal Sandra McGary–Ervin encourages use of the arts to achieve the school. D

1:30 am 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Leadership Team"  At Lusher Elementary School in New Orleans, principal Kathleen Hurstell Riedlinger works closely with a Leadership Team of classroom and arts teachers. The team. D

2:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability.G

2:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. D

3:00 am 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G

4:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D

4:30 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G

5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D

5:30 am 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Walter Pisano, Grilled Steak"  Chef Stellino creates Grilled Steak with Tomato Infused Marinade and Tomato Buttata and Arrugola Salad. Chef Walter Pisano of Tulio Ristorante in Seattle shares his recipe for Truffle Salted Salmon and Bitter Green Salad. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G

6:30 am 
Travelscope  "St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away"  Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. D

7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Recasting Roles"  Allen demonstrates how he repurposes and recycles, such as converting an old cotton trailer into a mobile turkey pen. He adds whimsy to the garden by using items he finds laying around.G

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an electrician in Atlanta to install a front porch light. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger shares with Kevin a tip for efficiently splitting firewood. And Richard helps a homeowner who has hot water coming from his cold water faucet. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Dream Spaces, Part 7"  Vicki decorates the dining room and master bedroom with beautiful bold fabrics and metallic accents. Rooms inspired by ballroom glam and Peter Pan's Neverland get finishing touches. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Frames"  Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts and garden projects. Recipes include zucchini tart, planked fish and fruitopia dessert pizza.G

9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "One of a Kind Baby Gifts"  Oh baby! Do we have some cute projects for you today. We have knit & crochet baby booties that will have you going "ga ga". Guest Interview with Brandon Mably.G

9:30 am 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Death Valley Dunes, Part 1"  The subtle and stark wind formations of California's Death Valley sand dunes. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the 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  "Asian Favorites at Home"  NULL

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D

11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Unity and Diversity"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can embrace both unity and diversity in their classrooMs. Topics range from exploring democratic values to building awareness of student diversity. Through examples of students connecting with one another and embracing the different cultures within their community, teachers can reflect on how to best address issues of unity and diversity in their classroom. D

11:30 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Teaching Practices Library, K-12  "Dealing with Controversial Issues"  This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in their own classrooMs.. D

12:00 pm 
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

12:30 pm 
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

1:00 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Three Leaders at Arts-Based Schools"  Three administrators provide instructional leadership and solve day–to–day challenges at arts–based schools serving diverse student populations. In Brooklyn, principal Martha Rodriguez–Torres describes her role as "politician, social worker, parent, and police officer," and says that her primary responsibility is to "provide teachers the resources they need to fulfill the program." In Georgia, principal Sandra McGary–Ervin encourages use of the arts to achieve the school. D

1:30 pm 
Arts In Every Classroom, The: A Video Library, K-5  "Leadership Team"  At Lusher Elementary School in New Orleans, principal Kathleen Hurstell Riedlinger works closely with a Leadership Team of classroom and arts teachers. The team. D

2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Oceans"  Ocean systems operate on a range of scales, from massive systems such as El Ni�o that affects weather across the globe to tiny photosynthetic organisms near the ocean surface that take in large amounts of carbon dioxide. This program looks at how ocean systems regulate themselves and thus help maintain the planet's habitability.G

2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Ecosystems"  Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and animals up and down the food web. D

3:00 pm 
Seasons of Life  "Late Adulthood (Ages 60+)"  An examination of the last stage of life, when people consider what they might still do to change or add to their lives.G

4:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: Patrick O'hearn School"  A Boston elementary school has enhanced student success through close cooperation with families. D

4:30 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration:"  Residents in a school district in Missouri are working with their local schools to tackle emerging educational challenges.G

5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Shrimp Remoulade, Baked Oysters with Mushrooms, and Rice Calas. D

5:30 pm 
Nick Stellino Cooking with Friends  "Walter Pisano, Grilled Steak"  Chef Stellino creates Grilled Steak with Tomato Infused Marinade and Tomato Buttata and Arrugola Salad. Chef Walter Pisano of Tulio Ristorante in Seattle shares his recipe for Truffle Salted Salmon and Bitter Green Salad. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Athens and Side Trips"  Rick tours the must-sees of ancient Athens, then takes the fast-paced pulse of the modern city. On side trips, he visits the ruins of the mystical oracle at Delphi and takes a fast boat to the traffic-free island of Hydra.G

6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home, but a World Away"  Thirty-two beautiful islands, off the beaten track, yet in your backyard, is what Joseph discovers on his St. Vincent & the Grenadines adventure. These stunning Caribbean isles offer a wide range of water activities from snorkeling and diving to swimming and sailing. D

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Recasting Roles"  Allen demonstrates how he repurposes and recycles, such as converting an old cotton trailer into a mobile turkey pen. He adds whimsy to the garden by using items he finds laying around.G

7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Front Porch Light; Splitting Firewood"  Host Kevin O'Connor works with an electrician in Atlanta to install a front porch light. Then Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, landscape contractor Roger Cook and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What Is It?" Afterward, Roger shares with Kevin a tip for efficiently splitting firewood. And Richard helps a homeowner who has hot water coming from his cold water faucet. D

8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Dream Spaces, Part 7"  Vicki decorates the dining room and master bedroom with beautiful bold fabrics and metallic accents. Rooms inspired by ballroom glam and Peter Pan's Neverland get finishing touches. D

8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Frames"  Katie demonstrates simple and effective ways to frame food, crafts and garden projects. Recipes include zucchini tart, planked fish and fruitopia dessert pizza.G

9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "One of a Kind Baby Gifts"  Oh baby! Do we have some cute projects for you today. We have knit & crochet baby booties that will have you going "ga ga". Guest Interview with Brandon Mably.G

9:30 pm 
Gary Spetz's Painting Wild Places! with Watercolors  "Death Valley Dunes, Part 1"  The subtle and stark wind formations of California's Death Valley sand dunes. In a step-by-step demonstration, Gary takes the viewer half way through the 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  "Asian Favorites at Home"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "California: Pesto Pronto!"  On her trip to the Golden State, Lidia meets with Brady Whitlow, president of Corto Olive, to talk about their methods of producing Italian-style olive oil in California. Next, Lidia visits one of the longest-standing wine making families in Sonoma County, the Seghesio family, at their vineyards. Joe joins Lidia in the kitchen to give his take on how to use pesto in two easy recipes: Pesto Salmon BLT and Pesto Chicken Salad. D

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara talk more about their 57 years together in show business, as well as their separate acting careers in theater. Ms. Meara remembers writing her successful Off-Broadway dramatic comedy, After-Play and Stiller recalls his resistance to creating the character of the bad guy in David Rabe's Hurly Burly on Broadway. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Does God Have A Nature?"  What does it mean for God to have a "nature"? Will contradictions emerge that deny God? Or can we know even a little of what such an incredible Being might be like?. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Sunday
December 18, 2011
Full Day
View Primetime
View Current
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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