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12:00 AM 
Lessons from the Real World Many people feel our public schools are failing, or at best, muddling through. What to do about this critical issue has almost exclusively focused on the efforts of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top legislation to improve test scores in core subjects like math and reading. [P]

1:00 AM 
Instruments of Change History credits the inception of the civil rights movement to Montgomery, Alabama in the mid-1950s. However as early as 1951 in Miami, there existed a Fine Arts Conservatory dedicated to bringing music, dance and art to young black and white students in an integrated environment. This little-known conservatory would challenge segregation and change the lives of many of those who attended the school. [G]

2:00 AM 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. [P]

2:30 AM 
Democracy In America  "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy"  This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote. [P]

3:00 AM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Math & English Essentials"  Math & English Essentials: Some may think that math and English classes have nothing in common, but as we take a look inside several high school classrooms around the country we'll see they all share a common purpose: make learning relevant. [P]

4:00 AM 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch"  In Part I, Alfredo Lujan and his students at the Monte del Sol school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, explore My Own True Name, Pat Mora. [P]

5:00 AM 
Science Trek  "Trees"  The oldest living thing on Earth is a tree. It is also the heaviest and the tallest. Trees keep our air clean, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, help prevent erosion, create shade, provide food, building materials, homes for wildlife, and make our world beautiful. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Brian Jorgenson, City of Boise Forester, and Michelle Youngquist, Educational Coordinator, Idaho Forest Products Commission, answer students' questions about trees. [G]

5:30 AM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Grouse of the Prairie"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner along with photographer Ron Hayes stalk and photograph sharp-tail and sage grouse on the Wyoming prairies. [G]

6:00 AM 
Travel with Kids  "Greek Islands Adventure: Paros & Santorini"  Head out from Athens by ferry to the island of Paros, where Nathan and Seamus are met by a local family who takes them to explore the islands by catamaran. Captain George docks off the small island of Anti-Paros to snorkel, dine with the locals and explore the tiny island of Despotikos with its newly excavated Temple of Apollo. [P]

6:30 AM 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. [P]

7:00 AM 
Globe Trekker  "Pacific Islands: Fiji, Vanuatu & Solomon"  Trekker Ian Wright visits Fiji, where he is welcomed with a local tribe's Kava-drinking ceremony. Later he goes diving on the Astrolabe Reef, known as one of the finest dive destinations in the world. [G]

8:00 AM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "The Bonin/Ogasawara Islands - A Land Far, Far Away"  On the Bonin or Ogasawara Islands Joseph is reminded that travel is a treasure hunt. Even though one is told where the riches are buried, the real gems have to be discovered on their own. [P]

8:30 AM 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. [P]

9:00 AM 
Travelscope  "Thailand - Islands and Festivals"  Joseph continues his Thai journey by taking a break on the island paradise of Ko Samui before heading north to Chiang Mai for the annual Loy Krathong festival where fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns are part of the celebration. [P]

9:30 AM 
OpenRoad  "Hawaii Volcanoes and Midway"  Hawaiian Heat- After a lava gathering expedition on the long-active Kilauea volcano, Doug ventures out to the distant island of Midway in search of wildlife and World War II history. Best of the West - Top 10 Hawaiian beaches. [P]

10:00 AM 
Martha Bakes  "Muffins"  Kick start your morning with one of these five fantastic muffin recipes: giant bran muffins filled with raisins, citrusy mini orange muffins, moist and delicious healthy morning muffins, plum-filled coffee cake muffins and - the ideal solution to a bumper crop of zucchini - glazed zucchini muffins. [P]

10:30 AM 
Simply Ming  "Morimoto & Knives"  The difference between having fun and being miserable in the kitchen can come down to this: the right knife. On this episode of Simply Ming, the blade master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are. [P]

11:00 AM 
Essential Pepin  "Economical Offal"  Pork Liver Pate; Roast Sausage With Potatoes; Braised Sweetbreads In Mirepoix; Braised Tongue With Lentils. [P]

11:30 AM 
Lidia's Kitchen  "Light and Delicious Supper"  Fresh vegetables and dip make a lively, and lovely, precursor to a delicious meal of baked swordfish with lemon, capers, and vinegar; plus versatile Boiled Potatoes with Fresh Mint Sauce. [P]

12:00 PM 
Lessons from the Real World Many people feel our public schools are failing, or at best, muddling through. What to do about this critical issue has almost exclusively focused on the efforts of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top legislation to improve test scores in core subjects like math and reading. [P]

1:00 PM 
Instruments of Change History credits the inception of the civil rights movement to Montgomery, Alabama in the mid-1950s. However as early as 1951 in Miami, there existed a Fine Arts Conservatory dedicated to bringing music, dance and art to young black and white students in an integrated environment. This little-known conservatory would challenge segregation and change the lives of many of those who attended the school. [G]

2:00 PM 
Democracy In America  "Political Parties: Mobilizing Agents"  This program shows how political parties perform important functions that link the public to the institutions of American government. Parties create coalitions of citizens who share political goals, elect candidates to public office to achieve those goals, and organize the legislative and executive branches of government. [P]

2:30 PM 
Democracy In America  "Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy"  This program explores the crucial role of strategy in the two-stage electoral campaign system; the opportunities for citizens to choose, organize, and elect candidates who will pursue policies they favor; and the need for campaigns to increase voter turnout by educating citizens about the importance and influence of their vote. [P]

3:00 PM 
Teaching Channel Presents  "Math & English Essentials"  Math & English Essentials: Some may think that math and English classes have nothing in common, but as we take a look inside several high school classrooms around the country we'll see they all share a common purpose: make learning relevant. [P]

4:00 PM 
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature In High School, The  "Workshop 1. Reader Response: Pat Mora and James Welch"  In Part I, Alfredo Lujan and his students at the Monte del Sol school in Santa Fe, New Mexico, explore My Own True Name, Pat Mora. [P]

5:00 PM 
Science Trek  "Trees"  The oldest living thing on Earth is a tree. It is also the heaviest and the tallest. Trees keep our air clean, reduce noise pollution, improve water quality, help prevent erosion, create shade, provide food, building materials, homes for wildlife, and make our world beautiful. Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests Brian Jorgenson, City of Boise Forester, and Michelle Youngquist, Educational Coordinator, Idaho Forest Products Commission, answer students' questions about trees. [G]

5:30 PM 
Wild Photo Adventures  "Grouse of the Prairie"  Host and professional wildlife photographer Doug Gardner along with photographer Ron Hayes stalk and photograph sharp-tail and sage grouse on the Wyoming prairies. [G]

6:00 PM 
Travel with Kids  "Greek Islands Adventure: Paros & Santorini"  Head out from Athens by ferry to the island of Paros, where Nathan and Seamus are met by a local family who takes them to explore the islands by catamaran. Captain George docks off the small island of Anti-Paros to snorkel, dine with the locals and explore the tiny island of Despotikos with its newly excavated Temple of Apollo. [P]

6:30 PM 
Equitrekking  "Georgia Coast"  On Sea Island, Equitrekking host Darley Newman rides with a naturalist and tries what the island natives call "swim riding." On secluded Cumberland Island, Darley observes wild horses with local naturalist Fred Whitehead, who speaks about herd dynamics, the history of horses on the island and how they survive in the subtropical environment. [P]

7:00 PM 
Globe Trekker  "Pacific Islands: Fiji, Vanuatu & Solomon"  Trekker Ian Wright visits Fiji, where he is welcomed with a local tribe's Kava-drinking ceremony. Later he goes diving on the Astrolabe Reef, known as one of the finest dive destinations in the world. [G]

8:00 PM 
Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope  "The Bonin/Ogasawara Islands - A Land Far, Far Away"  On the Bonin or Ogasawara Islands Joseph is reminded that travel is a treasure hunt. Even though one is told where the riches are buried, the real gems have to be discovered on their own. [P]

8:30 PM 
OpenRoad  "Catalina"  Catalina Escape - Learn about the history, nature and potential for adventure on Southern California's Catalina Island. Best of the West - Roadside attractions - Litto's Hubcap Ranch in Napa County, Forestiere Underground Gardens and the memorial to 19th century botanist, David Douglas, in Hawaii. [P]

9:00 PM 
Travelscope  "Thailand - Islands and Festivals"  Joseph continues his Thai journey by taking a break on the island paradise of Ko Samui before heading north to Chiang Mai for the annual Loy Krathong festival where fireworks and 5,000 floating paper lanterns are part of the celebration. [P]

9:30 PM 
OpenRoad  "Hawaii Volcanoes and Midway"  Hawaiian Heat- After a lava gathering expedition on the long-active Kilauea volcano, Doug ventures out to the distant island of Midway in search of wildlife and World War II history. Best of the West - Top 10 Hawaiian beaches. [P]

10:00 PM 
America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated  "Let's Start with Soup"  Test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of wild rice. [P]

10:30 PM 
Simply Ming  "Morimoto & Knives"  The difference between having fun and being miserable in the kitchen can come down to this: the right knife. On this episode of Simply Ming, the blade master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto, joins Ming to make sure we all know how important knife skills are. [P]

11:00 PM 
Chef John Besh's Family Table Potato Chip-Crusted Drum Fish with Sambal Mayo; Cauliflower Mac and Cheese; Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Edinburgh"  Edinburgh is the historical and cultural heart of Scotland. We'll explore the castle, peek at the new parliament, dabble in the local literature, sip a little Scotch, get wrapped up in a kilt, and then stowaway on Her Majesty's yacht Britannia. [G]


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