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Sunday
January 8, 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 pm 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding"  How do we plan for learning? This session focuses on the Teaching for Understanding model, a framework for unit planning developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The onscreen teachers use the framework to analyze unit planning in classroom videos, plan for their own social studies units, and create a pictorial timeline of U.S. history that outlines an entire year of learning. D

12:00 am 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "What'd I Get?"  Well-designed performance tasks give teachers the information necessary to evaluate the depth of students' understanding — but how can teachers determine nquality work? This workshop demonstrates how teachers can construct assessment tools for benchmarks of student understanding. The role of students in the construction of scoring tools and the process of assessment will be a primary focus. D

1:30 am 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Breathing Life Into Myths"  A language arts teacher draws on puppetry techniques and help from her school. D

2:00 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Biodiversity Decline"  Species are being lost at a rapid rate in rainforests and coral reefs. Yet many species still have not been discovered. Tropical scientists struggle to keep ahead of the bulldozers as they work to understand this complex ecosystem. D

2:30 am 
Habitable Planet, The  "Energy Challenges"  Global energy use increases by the day. Polluting the atmosphere with ever more carbon dioxide is not a viable solution for our future energy needs. Can new technologies such as carbon sequestration and ethanol production help provide the energy we need without pushing the concentrations of CO2 to dangerous levels?G

3:00 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D

3:30 am 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilMs.. D

4:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work, Teacher Work, and Standards, Part 1 Math"  A tenth-grade math teacher from San Bruno, California, presents a sample of student work from her classroom to a group of teachers, administrators, and a facilitator. The group uses a "tuning protocol" to examine this work, give the teacher feedback, and discuss its implications for her teaching practice. D

5:00 am 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice.G

5:30 am 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Style"  There's something about the flavorful combination of ingredients in Indian food that makes it a really nice change of pace from our typical weeknight meals. Sara's friend Madhur Jaffrey joins her in the kitchen today to prepare a few of her quick and easy Indian favorites, like a tender Pork Vindaloo. Hard-boiled Eggs Masala is quick and nutritious served with a side of Whole Green Lentils, and Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt is paired with a cauliflower dish that is absolutely delicious. D

6:00 am 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G

6:30 am 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D

7:00 am 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G

7:30 am 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D

8:00 am 
For Your Home  "From The Floor Up"  NULL

8:30 am 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wine and Cheese"  Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece. D

9:00 am 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Mixing Knit & Crochet"  Have you ever had anyone ask you which is better, knit or crochet? Well we think they're both great. Today we are ending the knit vs crochet battle once and for all by combining both techniques. First we have a gourgeous sweater and then a pair of fingerless beaded gloves. We will also visit with designer/teacher/author Barry Klein.G

9:30 am 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G

10:00 am 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easier Italian Favorites"  NULL

10:30 am 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL

11:00 am 
Social Studies In Action: A Methodology Workshop, K-5  "Workshop 2. Teaching for Understanding"  How do we plan for learning? This session focuses on the Teaching for Understanding model, a framework for unit planning developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The onscreen teachers use the framework to analyze unit planning in classroom videos, plan for their own social studies units, and create a pictorial timeline of U.S. history that outlines an entire year of learning. D

12:00 pm 
Assessment In Math and Science: What's The Point?  "What'd I Get?"  Well-designed performance tasks give teachers the information necessary to evaluate the depth of students' understanding — but how can teachers determine nquality work? This workshop demonstrates how teachers can construct assessment tools for benchmarks of student understanding. The role of students in the construction of scoring tools and the process of assessment will be a primary focus. D

1:30 pm 
Connecting with the Arts: A Teaching Practices Library, 6-8  "Breathing Life Into Myths"  A language arts teacher draws on puppetry techniques and help from her school. D

2:00 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Biodiversity Decline"  Species are being lost at a rapid rate in rainforests and coral reefs. Yet many species still have not been discovered. Tropical scientists struggle to keep ahead of the bulldozers as they work to understand this complex ecosystem. D

2:30 pm 
Habitable Planet, The  "Energy Challenges"  Global energy use increases by the day. Polluting the atmosphere with ever more carbon dioxide is not a viable solution for our future energy needs. Can new technologies such as carbon sequestration and ethanol production help provide the energy we need without pushing the concentrations of CO2 to dangerous levels?G

3:00 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 3. Evolution and Phylogenetics"  The ability to compare DNA sequences from different organisms is refining our perspective on evolution. This session illustrates how molecular techniques are now combined with fossil evidence to explore relationships in organisms from whales to anthrax. D

3:30 pm 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 4. Microbial Diversity"  Microbial diversity far surpasses all other diversity on the planet. This session examines recent studies of microbes including extremophiles, the comparisons of Bacteria and Archaea, and the formation and life cycle of biofilMs.. D

4:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work, Teacher Work, and Standards, Part 1 Math"  A tenth-grade math teacher from San Bruno, California, presents a sample of student work from her classroom to a group of teachers, administrators, and a facilitator. The group uses a "tuning protocol" to examine this work, give the teacher feedback, and discuss its implications for her teaching practice. D

5:00 pm 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Reflecting On Teaching Practice: Student Work and Teacher Work, Part II Science"  A fourth-grade teacher from Worcester, Massachusetts, shares a sample of work from her science classroom with a group of teachers and administrators in a facilitated "consultancy" that focuses on a question posed by the teacher about the student work and her teaching practice.G

5:30 pm 
Sara's Weeknight Meals  "Indian Style"  There's something about the flavorful combination of ingredients in Indian food that makes it a really nice change of pace from our typical weeknight meals. Sara's friend Madhur Jaffrey joins her in the kitchen today to prepare a few of her quick and easy Indian favorites, like a tender Pork Vindaloo. Hard-boiled Eggs Masala is quick and nutritious served with a side of Whole Green Lentils, and Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt is paired with a cauliflower dish that is absolutely delicious. D

6:00 pm 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Andalucia, Gibraltar and Tangier"  Exploring the quintessence of Spanish culture in Andalucia, Rick rolls down from whitewashed hill towns to the coast and takes in the windsurfing at Tarifa. He catches a bit of Britain on the Rock of Gibraltar and then sails to Africa for a Moroccan finale in Tangier.G

6:30 pm 
Travelscope  "Taiwan - The Culture of Tea"  The mystery and majesty of tea is explored when Joseph spotlights the culture of this royal beverage on Taiwan. During this adventure he travels to Lujang to join in the creation of traditional tea snacks, visits an Assam tea farm in Nantou, participates in a formal tea ceremony in Tainan and tops it all off with a visit to the annual Lantern Festival in Chiayi. Along the way he meets the masters of Taiwan's pottery, tin-sculpting and lantern-making arts. D

7:00 pm 
P. Allen Smith's Garden Home  "The 12 Principles"  Opening a new season, Smith gives an overview of the 12 design principles that will be used in the shows, illustrated by examples in his own Garden Home Retreat. He also shares tips on maintaining a lawn and gets advice from an expert on espalier fruit trees.G

7:30 pm 
Ask This Old House  "Installing a Solid Oak Front Door; Driving Rebar Into the Ground"  General contractor Tom Silva heads to Atlanta to help a homeowner install a solid oak front door. Then Tom, along with host Kevin O'Connor, landscape contractor Roger Cook, and plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares several tips for driving rebar into the ground. D

8:00 pm 
For Your Home  "From The Floor Up"  NULL

8:30 pm 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Wine and Cheese"  Bring the vineyard indoors with a wine and cheese party. Tickle guests' taste buds with zucchini poppers, blue cheese with rosemary honey, and bean and feta salad. Turn fruit into art with a stylish grape sculpture and a chic grape centerpiece. D

9:00 pm 
Knit & Crochet Today  "Mixing Knit & Crochet"  Have you ever had anyone ask you which is better, knit or crochet? Well we think they're both great. Today we are ending the knit vs crochet battle once and for all by combining both techniques. First we have a gourgeous sweater and then a pair of fingerless beaded gloves. We will also visit with designer/teacher/author Barry Klein.G

9:30 pm 
Donna Dewberry Show  "New Traditions"  Donna expands her decorating ideas in a variety of directions in this new series, which features her new one-stitch sewing technique and her familiar one-stroke painting method. She begins by painting four gallery-style canvases for a wall group in her "New Traditions" style, then makes a complementary throw using fabric painted in similar patterns.G

10:00 pm 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Easier Italian Favorites"  NULL

10:30 pm 
Lidia's Italy In America  "New Orleans: The Sicilian Quarter"  NULL

11:00 pm 
Theater Talk   Actors Kurt Peterson and Harvey Evans, two company members of the original 1971 cast of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's Follies are joined by producer Ted Chapin (a "gofer" for the original production), author of When Everything Was Possible: The Birth of The Musical 'Follies.' Next up, we toast the New Year with Jackie Hoffman (of Hairspray and The Addam's Family), who starred in the soon-to-be holiday classic Jackie Hoffman's A Chanukah Carol. D

11:30 pm 
Closer to Truth  "Immortality and Eternal Life"  I'd like to live forever. Wouldn't you? But what would "living forever" mean? Almost every religion offers life after death. What would immortality and eternal life be like?. D

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Pacific Time
View Mountain     
Sunday
January 8, 2012
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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