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April 6, 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  "Students Making Choices"  Becky Pursley teaches first grade in Austin, Texas. Her students have a broad range of reading levels. Ms. Pursley uses a workshop approach to meet individual needs and provide many choices for learning. D

11:30 am 
Teaching Reading K-2: A Library of Classroom Practices  "William Finds His Base"  William Daley is a typical second-grade boy who attends the Hemenway Elementary School in Framingham, Massachusetts. William's teacher Stacey Soto discovered early in the year that he was pretending to read better than he tested. Over the course of six months, she works with him on decoding and comprehension, giving him books for both guided and independent reading that present a strong challenge. D

12:00 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Game Theory"  Competition and cooperation can be studied mathematically, an idea that first arose in the analysis of games like chess and checkers, but soon showed its relevance to economics and geopolitical strategy. This unit shows how conflict and strategies can be thought about mathematically, and how doing so can reveal important insights about human and even animal behaviors. D

12:30 pm 
Mathematics Illuminated  "Harmonious Math"  All sound is the product of airwaves crashing against our eardrums. The mathematical technique for understanding this and other wave phenomena is called the Fourier analysis, which allows the disentangling of a complex wave into basic waves called sinusoids, or sine waves. In this unit we discover how the Fourier analysis is used in creating electronic music and underpins all digital technology. D

1:00 pm 
Western Tradition  "The Age of Absolutism"  Exhausted by war and civil strife, many Europeans surrender liberty for the sake of peace and order.G

1:30 pm 
Western Tradition  "Absolutism and the Social Contract"  England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed.G

2:00 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Remembering and Forgetting"  Takes a look at the complex process called memory: how images, ideas, language, even physical actions, sounds, and smells are translated into codes, represented in memory and retrieved when needed.G

2:30 pm 
Discovering Psychology - Updated Edition  "Cognitive Processes"  Explores the higher mental processes - reasoning, planning and problem solving - and the "cognitive revolution" that is attracting a diverse assortment of investigators, from philosophers to computer scientists.G

3:00 pm 
Saddle Club  "Fillies Vs Colts"  Stevie challenges the boys to a Survivor-style camp-off to determine which is the superior sex, while Melanie and Ashley have their own gender battle with a new rider.G

3:30 pm 
Biz Kid$  "You Are The Target!"  Every day, kids and teens are subjected to thousands of commercial messages from advertisers. This episode helps you recognize when you are being targeted, how to resist manipulation, and when to apply good consumer skills to cut through the commercial fog. D

4:00 pm 
Growing a Greener World  "Attracting Backyard Birds and Wildlife: (Mt. Airy, NC)"  As we spend more time at home, we're enjoying the experience of bringing nature home too. Learn the steps involved to easily attract more wildlife to any yard and certify your yard as a Wildlife Habitat. We also visit the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center to learn more about native plants and the problem with invasives. D

4:30 pm 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "Tailgate Gourmet"  Are you ready for some high-powered foods that will get you around the track to that final lap? We're cooking up some hot recipes at NASCAR today right on the edge of turn 11, the most exciting turn at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California. We're taking the show on the road today, literally. We're preparing an exciting tailgate menu of sliders and fixins, spicy corn salad, and fruit kabobs. D

5:00 pm 
Ciao Italia  "Pizza on the Grill/Pizza Alla Griglia"  It's summertime at last, and Mary Ann fires up the grill -- not for burgers -- but for pizza, starting with a Roasted Vegetable Pizza topped with zucchini, eggplant, squash and red Onions. And for dessert? Even more pizza, this time a sweet, Mini-dessert Pizza topped with honey, fresh mint and sliced apricots. D

5:30 pm 
Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef  "Halibut Two Ways"  NULL

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Belgium: Bruges and Brussels"  Rick goes from the powerhouse headquarters of the European Union to an area of delicate lace and back-lane bike rides in small-town Bruges.G

6:30 pm 
Travel with Kids  "England - Bath & Stonehenge"  NULL

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "Teaching Children"  Allen participates in a Student Career Days activity in Atlanta, Georgia. He visits a garden with a dinosaur theme and a ship that's a replica of Christopher Columbus' Nina.G

7:30 pm 
This Old House  "Barrington Project, Part 10 of 10"  As the project winds down in Barrington, Rhode Island, master carpenter Norm Abram and host Kevin O'Connor congratulate builder Andy Tiplady on a job well done, while plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows homeowner Geoff Allen an advanced programmable thermostat with a 7" LCD screen. Window treatment specialist Ian Gibbs installs solar shades on the first floor, which will give some privacy and UV protection, while still allowing in light and views. Upstairs, closet designer Erin Hardy shows Kevin how she divided up the shared master closet to accommodate both "his and hers" spaces. D

8:00 pm 
American Woodshop  "Nested Band Sawn Boxes"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Around The House with Matt and Shari  "What's My Style?"  NULL

9:00 pm 
Sewing with Nancy  "Nancy Zieman's Sewing A to Z, Part 3"  NULL

9:30 pm 
Best of Simply Painting: Across Europe  "A Welsh, Welsh Castle"  During his travels, Frank finds an original Welsh castle to paint. D

10:00 pm 
Simply Ming  "Masuhara Morimoto & Sushi"  Ming is on the road and heading to Napa Valley. On this episode of SIMPLY MING, learn how to make sushi from the master, Iron Chef Morimoto, when Ming stops in at his downtown Napa Valley Restaurant. Together the chefs take us through Sushi 101. D

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New England: Spicy and Sweet in New England"  Take a trip with Lidia to Gloucester, Massachusetts, a fishing village with a large Italian population, and then visit Providence, Rhode Island, where Lidia goes to the Scialo Brothers' Bakery. Lidia makes Spaghetti with Lobster Sauce and tries the Scialo Brothers' recipe for Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes. D

11:00 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Rise of Capitalism"  Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution -- the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis. D

11:30 pm 
Biography of America, A  "Reform Impulse"  The Industrial Revolution has its dark side, and the tumultuous events of the period touch off intense and often thrilling reform movements. Professor Masur presents the ideas and characters behind the Great Awakening, the abolitionist movement, the women's movement, and a powerful wave of religious fervor. D

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