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November 20, 2006
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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.
1:01 am 
Out of the Past  "Artisans and Traders"  Explores the link between economic and cultural evolution. Hunter-gatherers andnearly agriculturalists had simple divisions of labor, but today people make a living innmany ways. The proliferation of occupations and the extreme economicninterdependence of today are the result of increasing job specialization, causingnsociety to continually undergo restructuring. D
2:01 am 
Bridging World History  "Unit 13. Family and Household"  What does the study of families and households tell us about our global past? In this unit examining West Asia, Europe, and China, families and households become the focus of historians, providing a window into the private experiences in world societies, and how they sometimes become a model for ordering the outside world. D
2:30 am 
Bridging World History  "Unit 14. Land and Labor Relationships"  What factors shape the ways in which the basic resources are exploited by a society? From Southeast Asia to Russia, Africa, and the Americas, the ratios between land availability and the usable labor force were the primary basis of pre-industrial economies, but politics, environment, and culture played a part as well. D
3:01 am 
English Composition: Writing for An Audience  "Critical Thinking"  Students and instructors contemplate the concept of "critical thinking," examining how it affects the relationship among students, their textbooks, and their teachers as well as its importance in good reading and writing. Students learn to recognize logical fallacies (with the help of Al Franken and Rush Limbaugh), "read" a variety of situations critically, and apply the process to writing. D
3:30 am 
English Composition: Writing for An Audience  "Editing: Word Usage"  In this program, students learn to recognize and correct errors in word choice, such as pronoun-antecedent disagreement, subject-verb disagreement, and homonym confusions. Featured teachers and writers include Sue Grafton, Betsy Klimasmith, Santi Buscemi, and humorist/grammar expert Dave Barry. D
4:01 am 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Social Roles and Relationships In Old Age"  Looks at how family, friendship, work, and leisure roles evolve as we age. Elders discuss coping with role losses resulting from retirement or death of a loved one. The pioneering of new roles is explored. D
5:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South England; Dover to Lands' End"  Rick ponders Roman, Norman and Nazi invasions at Land's End. Then, he explores Admiral Nelson's flagship.G
5:30 am 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, on to pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art and surfing at Bondi beach.G
6:00 am 
This Old House  "East Boston Project, Part 6"  Kevin O'Connor and the homeowners help take down the central chimney from the top, brick by brick. The kitchen and bath designer shows how a new bathroom will be built in the attic before the second-floor bathroom is demolished.G
6:30 am 
Smart Gardening   Topics include: flowering vines, plant introductions and a seasonal trip to a market in Agen, France.G
7:00 am 
One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry  "Pond Fun"  Donna paints a flower cloth that looks like a pond, complete with cattails and frogs.G
7:30 am 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Scrapbooking Fun"  Guest Nancy Hill shows how to create one-of-a-kind scrapbooks using layouts and stitches on a sewing machine.G
8:00 am 
America Quilts Creatively  "More Crazy Patch with Attitude"  Barbara Randle shows a variety of crazy patch projects and how to make a beautiful Victorian Crazy Patch Footstool. Create personalized banner printed silk scarves, and then view easy quilting for beginners with Andrea Poulimenos. D
8:30 am 
For Your Home  "Growing Curb Appeal"  Make a great first impression on your guests with a new stepping stone walkway and stunning annuals. Learn new ways to dress up your front door for every season. D
9:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin"  Kitchen experts use the grill to roast the meat and pair it with salsa verde and broiled asparagus.G
9:30 am 
Lidia's Family Table  "From Oil to Wine"  Lidia prepares a salad with red onions, and a bruchetta of cured mackerel. She fixes spaghetti with a sauce of green olives and roasted red pepper.G
10:00 am 
Jacques Pepin: Fast Food My Way  "Under The Sea"  Jacques prepares smoked whitefish tartine and stuffed scallops on mushroom rice. Dessert is pineapple wedges in caramel.G
10:30 am 
Weir Cooking in the City  "For The Love of Teaching"  Joanne, the teacher, demonstrates the connection between the kitchen and the classroom and reveals her love of her trade. We follow her as she explains some of the basics of cooking -- illustrating essential tools, techniques and skills -- as we travel back and forth from her standing with her students in cooking school to her alone in her home kitchen. She answers questions and solves problems as she makes a PARMESAN FLAN, PAN SEARED PORK MEDALLIONS WITH REISLING AND APPLES and, for dessert, a CARMELIZED ORANGE RICE CUSTARD. D
11:01 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Assessment-Driven Instruction"  Hildi Perez is a first-grade teacher and reading specialist at an urban public school in Boston, Massachusetts with a diverse student population. She uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals. She assesses her students individually as readers throughout the year using a developmental reading assessment. D
11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Cassandra Becomes A Fluent Reader"  student case studynSeven-year-old Cassandra Nelson attends Young Achievers School in Boston, Massachusetts. At the beginning of first grade, Cassandra uses many visual clues to decode stories, but needs work on comprehension to achieve greater fluency. With a variety of literacy activities and reading practice both at home and at school, Cassandra and her teacher see her progress toward becoming an independent reader. D
12:01 pm 
Voices & Visions  "Wallace Stevens"  Stevens's flamboyant verbal technique and philosophical vision of American life arenbeautifully illustrated by archival footage. D
1:01 pm 
News Writing  "News Writing Language and Style"  Explores the specifics of print journalism style — from the AP to Rolling Stonenmagazine — focusing on accuracy and detail, enlivened by humor as Dave Barry andnother writers confess their language sins and steer tomorrow's journalists towardnproduction of professional and pristine prose. D
1:30 pm 
News Writing  "Development and Organization of a Story"  Deals with use of the inverted pyramid as well as hourglass and circle story shapes.nTop journalists — such as Bob Woodward — along with Roy Peter Clark (The PoynternInstitute) discuss and demonstrate focus sentences, transitions, and nut graphs asnstory development techniques. D
2:01 pm 
Write in the Middle: A Workshop for Middle School Teachers  "Workshop 3. Teaching Poetry"  Poetry offers young adolescents an unparalleled opportunity for exploring feelings and learning about the power of written expression. This session showcases two master teachers as they help their students develop as writers and readers of poetry. D
3:01 pm 
Signature: Contemporary Writers  "Marsha Norman"  The work of this playwright ranges from the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'night, Mother, a grittynurban drama, to the Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden.nn. D
4:01 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Assessment-Driven Instruction"  Hildi Perez is a first-grade teacher and reading specialist at an urban public school in Boston, Massachusetts with a diverse student population. She uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals. She assesses her students individually as readers throughout the year using a developmental reading assessment. D
4:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Cassandra Becomes A Fluent Reader"  student case studynSeven-year-old Cassandra Nelson attends Young Achievers School in Boston, Massachusetts. At the beginning of first grade, Cassandra uses many visual clues to decode stories, but needs work on comprehension to achieve greater fluency. With a variety of literacy activities and reading practice both at home and at school, Cassandra and her teacher see her progress toward becoming an independent reader. D
5:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "South England; Dover to Lands' End"  Rick ponders Roman, Norman and Nazi invasions at Land's End. Then, he explores Admiral Nelson's flagship.G
5:30 pm 
Smart Travels - Pacific Rim With Rudy Maxa  "Sydney"  Rudy basks in the sights along the harbor. Then, on to pub hopping in the old Rocks quarter, admiring aboriginal art and surfing at Bondi beach.G
6:00 pm 
This Old House  "East Boston Project, Part 6"  Kevin O'Connor and the homeowners help take down the central chimney from the top, brick by brick. The kitchen and bath designer shows how a new bathroom will be built in the attic before the second-floor bathroom is demolished.G
6:30 pm 
Smart Gardening   Topics include: flowering vines, plant introductions and a seasonal trip to a market in Agen, France.G
7:00 pm 
One Stroke Painting with Donna Dewberry  "Pond Fun"  Donna paints a flower cloth that looks like a pond, complete with cattails and frogs.G
7:30 pm 
America Sews with Sue Hausmann  "Scrapbooking Fun"  Guest Nancy Hill shows how to create one-of-a-kind scrapbooks using layouts and stitches on a sewing machine.G
8:00 pm 
America Quilts Creatively  "More Crazy Patch with Attitude"  Barbara Randle shows a variety of crazy patch projects and how to make a beautiful Victorian Crazy Patch Footstool. Create personalized banner printed silk scarves, and then view easy quilting for beginners with Andrea Poulimenos. D
8:30 pm 
For Your Home  "Growing Curb Appeal"  Make a great first impression on your guests with a new stepping stone walkway and stunning annuals. Learn new ways to dress up your front door for every season. D
9:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin"  Kitchen experts use the grill to roast the meat and pair it with salsa verde and broiled asparagus.G
9:30 pm 
Lidia's Family Table  "From Oil to Wine"  Lidia prepares a salad with red onions, and a bruchetta of cured mackerel. She fixes spaghetti with a sauce of green olives and roasted red pepper.G
10:00 pm 
Jacques Pepin: Fast Food My Way  "Under The Sea"  Jacques prepares smoked whitefish tartine and stuffed scallops on mushroom rice. Dessert is pineapple wedges in caramel.G
10:30 pm 
Weir Cooking in the City  "For The Love of Teaching"  Joanne, the teacher, demonstrates the connection between the kitchen and the classroom and reveals her love of her trade. We follow her as she explains some of the basics of cooking -- illustrating essential tools, techniques and skills -- as we travel back and forth from her standing with her students in cooking school to her alone in her home kitchen. She answers questions and solves problems as she makes a PARMESAN FLAN, PAN SEARED PORK MEDALLIONS WITH REISLING AND APPLES and, for dessert, a CARMELIZED ORANGE RICE CUSTARD. D
11:01 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Assessment-Driven Instruction"  Hildi Perez is a first-grade teacher and reading specialist at an urban public school in Boston, Massachusetts with a diverse student population. She uses formal and informal assessments to help her make instructional decisions both for the class and for individuals. She assesses her students individually as readers throughout the year using a developmental reading assessment. D
11:30 pm 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "Cassandra Becomes A Fluent Reader"  student case studynSeven-year-old Cassandra Nelson attends Young Achievers School in Boston, Massachusetts. At the beginning of first grade, Cassandra uses many visual clues to decode stories, but needs work on comprehension to achieve greater fluency. With a variety of literacy activities and reading practice both at home and at school, Cassandra and her teacher see her progress toward becoming an independent reader. D

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November 20, 2006
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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.
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