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February 26, 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.
3:00 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "Odyssey"  Odysseus must travel the known and unknown world before he can return home to his beloved island kingdom of Ithaca. What does this ancient story say to readers today? In this program, Odysseus's story is given ancient and modern historical and philosophical context, and illustrated with centuries of art. Featured are theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, and psychologist/author Jonathan Shay. D

3:30 am 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D

4:00 am 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 7. Assessment"  In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth of the readers in their classrooMs.. D

5:00 am 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D

5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sea Fare"  Fish cooks up in no time at all, so it's perfect for a weeknight meal. No one knows this versatile ingredient better than Sara's old friend, author and chef Jasper White. He joins Sara in the kitchen with three terrific recipes, like his Classic Boston Baked Scrod. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G

6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - Forgotten People"  Only 2% of the Taiwan population belongs to an ethnic minority group. Of the 14 aboriginal groups that exist on Taiwan the Tao people live on Orchid Island while the Ami people were the original inhabitants of Green Island. Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. D

7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  Allen devotes an entire show to one of his favorite flowers, roses! Allen makes a trip to the Southampton Rose Society to visit with a Rosarian and also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy and talks to Robert Dash about his amazing rose garden. We'll get some rose care tips, find out what plants are good companions for roses and sink our teeth into a delicious fresh from the garden salad with Allen and guest, Chef Capi Peck. D

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to Dallas to help a homeowner plant a garden using native species that are drought-tolerant. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a door and replace it with a window. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Holidays"  Come home with Katie Brown for the holidays! In the kitchen, she makes delicious recipes destined to become family favorites. Katie decorates the house with advent balls and dresses up artificial trees with her easy faux-real tree project. D

9:00 am 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "One Day Projects"  Today it's all about stitching up a couple of quick projects. Maggie shares her felted knit make up bag and Myra works on a colorful bag by Marly Bird. Interview with Marly Bird. D

9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Sunflower Bowl"  Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into decorative artwork accented with yellow sunflowers and lime leaves. She paints sunflowers on fabric wallhangings.G

10:00 am 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL

11:00 am 
Zora's Roots   This program examines the life of author and anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston. The film follows Hurston, best known for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, to the subtropical paradise that shaped her childhood and her life's work - the place to which she returned again and again over the seven decades of her life for research, inspiration and solace. Filmed in high definition, the documentary tells her story through the people who knew her and the places and events that she brought to the world through her research and writing. D

12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "Will This Be on the Test?"  Understanding is more than simply knowing. This workshop sets the stage for the entire series by examining what it means to understand, and explores how teachers can design a set of performance tasks to fairly and accurately assess the levels of understanding that their students have or have not achieved. D

1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Folk Tales Transformed"  A visiting theatre artist works with a language arts teacher and a visual art teacher to help eighth-graders transform folk tales into original scenes that the students perform. D

2:00 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

2:30 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

3:00 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "Odyssey"  Odysseus must travel the known and unknown world before he can return home to his beloved island kingdom of Ithaca. What does this ancient story say to readers today? In this program, Odysseus's story is given ancient and modern historical and philosophical context, and illustrated with centuries of art. Featured are theater director Mary Zimmerman, actor-director Tim Blake-Nelson, and psychologist/author Jonathan Shay. D

3:30 pm 
Invitation to World Literature  "The Bacchae"  The city of Thebes is torn apart by the conflicting demands of reason and religion, as the disguised god Dionysus returns to his home town demanding to be worshipped. Opposing him is the young king Pentheus, who is doomed to suffer the ultimate punishment for his disbelief. Featured speakers include world-renowned playwright/author Wole Soyinka, actor Alan Cummings, and Daniel Mendelsohn of Bard College. D

4:00 pm 
Making Meaning In Literature: A Workshop for Teachers, Grades 6-8  "Workshop 7. Assessment"  In a classroom where students are actively engaged in literature, there is a need to find authentic assessment vehicles that measure their progress as readers and thinkers. In this program, teachers from around the country identify useful criteria that they have used in both formal and informal ongoing assessments. The group also talks about integrating their evaluation strategies in the milieu of traditional and high–stakes assessments, while maintaining an emphasis on the individual growth of the readers in their classrooMs.. D

5:00 pm 
Chef John Besh's New Orleans   Grilled Oysters with Garlic Butter, Busters and Grits, and Pain Perdue and Peach Jam. D

5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Sea Fare"  Fish cooks up in no time at all, so it's perfect for a weeknight meal. No one knows this versatile ingredient better than Sara's old friend, author and chef Jasper White. He joins Sara in the kitchen with three terrific recipes, like his Classic Boston Baked Scrod. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Three-Part Travel Skills Special"  Rick shares 25 years of travel experience in this three-part special. He begins with tips for planning a trip, overcoming the language barrier, getting around, finding accommodations, staying safe and more. Part 1 of 3G

6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - Forgotten People"  Only 2% of the Taiwan population belongs to an ethnic minority group. Of the 14 aboriginal groups that exist on Taiwan the Tao people live on Orchid Island while the Ami people were the original inhabitants of Green Island. Joseph travels to Green Island to enjoy its natural pleasures such as one of the world's only ocean hot baths and rides on a moped through the island's dramatic volcanic landscape. D

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The Rose Show"  Allen devotes an entire show to one of his favorite flowers, roses! Allen makes a trip to the Southampton Rose Society to visit with a Rosarian and also drops in on the Madoo Conservancy and talks to Robert Dash about his amazing rose garden. We'll get some rose care tips, find out what plants are good companions for roses and sink our teeth into a delicious fresh from the garden salad with Allen and guest, Chef Capi Peck. D

7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Planting a Garden Using Native Species; Replacing a Door with a Window"  Landscape contractor Roger Cook travels to Dallas to help a homeowner plant a garden using native species that are drought-tolerant. Then, general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner remove a door and replace it with a window. D

8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "Holy Faux, Part 6"  While decorative artists take over the house to create a child's fantasyland, Vicki and designer Cecil Adams spin some style in the living room and sunroom. D

8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Best of Holidays"  Come home with Katie Brown for the holidays! In the kitchen, she makes delicious recipes destined to become family favorites. Katie decorates the house with advent balls and dresses up artificial trees with her easy faux-real tree project. D

9:00 pm 
Knit and Crochet Now!  "One Day Projects"  Today it's all about stitching up a couple of quick projects. Maggie shares her felted knit make up bag and Myra works on a colorful bag by Marly Bird. Interview with Marly Bird. D

9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "Sunflower Bowl"  Donna turns a plain wooden bowl into decorative artwork accented with yellow sunflowers and lime leaves. She paints sunflowers on fabric wallhangings.G

10:00 pm 
Cook's Country from America's Test Kitchen  "Tropical Barbecue"  Bridget reveals how to make Huli Huli Chicken right at home. Then, Jack challenges Chris to a tasting of reduced-fat potato chips. Next, Adam reveals his top picks for pastry brushes. D

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: A Cup and a Slice of Capuccino"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk  "Seminar"  A discussion of the new Broadway play, Seminar with its writer Theresa Rebeck, and actors Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater who play an arch writing coach and two of the students struggling to learn from him. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "How Is God All Powerful?"  The God of Judaism, Christianity and Islam claims to be "Omnipotent"-a Being who is all-powerful. Can this Omnipotent God do everything? Literally everything?. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Sunday
February 26, 2012
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View Prime Time
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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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