education
Become a Member
Support the programming and educational initiatives of Idaho Public Television by joining today.
home ready to learn k-12 adult education




Overnight Schedule



Educ. Record Rights



Learn Cable



Classroom Calendar



IdahoPTV Reaches
    Out




PBS Teacherline


PBS Kids Website
 
Learn Cable - Mountain Time    (Show Pacific)

Note: During the legislative session, IdahoPTV will air live coverage of the Idaho House proceedings on the Learn Channel. When the Legislature is not in session, regular Annenberg and Create programming will be shown.


<<Prev Month    December 2012    Next Month >>
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
           
23

12:00 AM 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 9. Measurement Relationships"  Examine the relationships between area and perimeter when one measure is fixed. Determine which shapes maximize area while minimizing perimeter, and vice versa. [P]

12:30 AM 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K"  Watch this program in the 10th session for K-2 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of K-2 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical measurement problems for K-2 students. [P]

1:00 AM 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Cans, Coal and Corporations: The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition"  Intrastate transportation and industrial technology exploded in the second half of the nineteenth century, creating a new vision of America. Join the onscreen participants as they draw on essays written to celebrate the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago to explore this new perspective, both cosmopolitan and expansionist, and its implications for the future. [G]

2:00 AM 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 9. Human Evolution"  Homo sapiens is now the only living representative of what was once a multi-branched bush of hominid species. This session examines mitochondrial Eve and other fossil clues that increasingly point to Africa as the point of origin of our species. [P]

2:30 AM 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 10. Neurobiology"  Neurons. [P]

3:00 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning. [G]

3:30 AM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

4:00 AM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Dying, Death, and Bereavement"  Discusses the services older people need to deal with dying and death. Elders describe their views on widowhood and management of grief. [P]

5:00 AM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Egypt"  Egypt is located in North Africa. Most of the population is near the Nile River since the desert covers much of the rest of the country. [P]

5:30 AM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "A Traditional German Dinner"  Join us for another trip around the globe. This time to Germany, as we host Chef Klaus Tenbergin. [P]

6:00 AM 
Nick Stellino's Family Kitchen Berry Tart and Banana Chocolate Tart. [P]

6:30 AM 
Art of Food with Wendy Brodie  "Ice Creams"  Starting with a basic custard, Brodie demonstrates how to make and present chocolate cups, terrines, sorbets and ices. [P]

7:00 AM 
OpenRoad  "Northwest"  Northwest Nature - 5,000 Bald Eagles accompany Doug on his British Columbian rafting trip, and rangers and residents recount the tragic explosion of Washington's Mt. St. [P]

7:30 AM 
Grannies On Safari  "Varanasi - India's Spiritual Capital & Bangalore - A Commercial Star"  The Grannies make a pilgrimage on bicycle rickshaws to the "Ganga Ma" or Mother Ganges, a place of life and death revered in the Hindu religion. They observe day and evening celebrations, rituals and even participate. [P]

8:00 AM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Ceiling Fan/Installing A Water Softener"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener. [P]

8:30 AM 
Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac  "Drop-Leaf Table"  [P]

9:00 AM 
Growing a Greener World  "From Seed to Cellar; Living Homegrown Fresh"  With shrinking yards and budgets, the move towards more self-sufficiency and urban homesteading is one of the hottest topics today. We visit one Los Angeles urban homesteader to see how she supplements many daily provisions for her family, right from her own backyard. [P]

9:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Love Always"  Forget about dime-a-dozen heart-shaped chocolate boxes and create tasty homemade gifts like Katie's truffles and pecan buddies. Projects: special wrapping ideas and a sparkly vase. [P]

10:00 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Christmas"  Katie prepares a no-stress holiday meal with the help of the Workshop crew. Chef Chris Paulk whips up red pepper risotto, pork tenderloin and Kentucky eggnog. [P]

10:30 AM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Getting Ready for Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  The Biltmore Estate in Ashville, North Carolina, is the largest private home in the United States. It was built by George Vanderbilt, the grandson of the wealthiest man in the world. [P]

11:00 AM 
Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions  "Celebrating Christmas at Biltmore Estate"  Burt returns to The Biltmore Estate for the second part of his investigation into our Christmas traditions. Why do we have Christmas Trees and why are they covered with electric lights? Who introduced the glass tree ornament and why? How did we get into the habit of wrapping our presents and what do they really symbolize? These and dozens of other Christmas customs are explained in this fascinating and surprising program. [P]

11:30 AM 
Katie Brown Workshop  "Minty Holiday"  Host Katie Brown creates recipes and projects inspired by the festive red and white peppermint. In the Kitchen: refreshing mashed potato blend, rack of lamb with minty glaze, and Kim's thin mint cookies. [P]

12:00 PM 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 9. Measurement Relationships"  Examine the relationships between area and perimeter when one measure is fixed. Determine which shapes maximize area while minimizing perimeter, and vice versa. [P]

12:30 PM 
Learning Math: Measurement  "Video 10. Classroom Case Studies, K"  Watch this program in the 10th session for K-2 teachers. Explore how the concepts developed in this course can be applied through case studies of K-2 teachers (former course participants who have adapted their new knowledge to their classrooms), as well as a set of typical measurement problems for K-2 students. [P]

1:00 PM 
Primary Sources: Workshops In American History  "Cans, Coal and Corporations: The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition"  Intrastate transportation and industrial technology exploded in the second half of the nineteenth century, creating a new vision of America. Join the onscreen participants as they draw on essays written to celebrate the 1893 Colombian Exposition in Chicago to explore this new perspective, both cosmopolitan and expansionist, and its implications for the future. [G]

2:00 PM 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 9. Human Evolution"  Homo sapiens is now the only living representative of what was once a multi-branched bush of hominid species. This session examines mitochondrial Eve and other fossil clues that increasingly point to Africa as the point of origin of our species. [P]

2:30 PM 
Rediscovering Biology: Molecular to Global Perspectives  "Session 10. Neurobiology"  Neurons. [P]

3:00 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Stories of Public Engagement: B.U.I.L.D."  Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.), a local community organizing agency, has helped urban parents set up after-school learning centers and become advocates for their children's learning. [G]

3:30 PM 
Critical Issues In School Reform  "Innovations In Professional Collaboration: Making Teaching Public"  Pasadena (California) High School teachers use a peer-observation process - observing one another in their classrooms, then meeting individually and in groups to offer feedback - as a way to improve teaching practice and student achievement. [G]

4:00 PM 
Growing Old in a New Age  "Dying, Death, and Bereavement"  Discusses the services older people need to deal with dying and death. Elders describe their views on widowhood and management of grief. [P]

5:00 PM 
Hands On Crafts for Kids  "Egypt"  Egypt is located in North Africa. Most of the population is near the Nile River since the desert covers much of the rest of the country. [P]

5:30 PM 
Hey Kids, Let's Cook  "A Traditional German Dinner"  Join us for another trip around the globe. This time to Germany, as we host Chef Klaus Tenbergin. [P]

6:00 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Brussel Sprout Love"  If left on a desert island, Jacques thinks he'd be quite happy if only there were some chickens! For Jacques, the prize part of the chicken is the thigh and he thinks you'll agree when you try Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce served with a tasty Fricasse of Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. An inspired use of instant potato flakes to thicken a soup shows up in the fast cooking Seafood Chowder topped with fresh crabmeat. [P]

6:30 PM 

7:00 PM 
Cuisine Culture  "Marc Haeberlin, Colmar, France"  Chef Marc Haeberlin follows the family tradition of cooking for the most discriminating palates on the planet at his restaurant, L'Auberge de l'Ille. Cuisine Culture travels to the fairytale town of Colmar and throughout the picturesque wine growing region of Alsace where viewers learn how to pair the finest wines in the world with a great meal. [P]

7:30 PM 
Pati's Mexican Table  "Puebla: Food from a Colonial Jewel"  Travel with Pati to the state of Puebla to see why it isn't just the site of the legendary Cinco de Mayo battle - it's also home to some of Mexico's most luscious, delectable culinary treats. Creamy Poblano Soup; Chicken Tinga; Glazed Santa Clara Cookies. [P]

8:00 PM 
Ask This Old House  "Installing A Ceiling Fan/Installing A Water Softener"  Host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a ceiling fan on a cathedral ceiling. Then, Kevin, along with general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and landscape contractor Roger Cook, asks, "What is it?" Afterward, Richard visits New Jersey to install a water softener. [P]

8:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard. [G]

9:00 PM 
Equitrekking  "Carolinas"  Host Darley Newman and local guides explore some of the more than 100 miles of Appalachian trails surrounding the Biltmore Estate, much as guests of George Vanderbilt would have during the Gilded Age. Darley meets resident horses at The Biltmore Equestrian Center and learns why natural horsemanship is a powerful method of understanding horses. [P]

9:30 PM 
Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way  "Brussel Sprout Love"  If left on a desert island, Jacques thinks he'd be quite happy if only there were some chickens! For Jacques, the prize part of the chicken is the thigh and he thinks you'll agree when you try Crusty Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Sauce served with a tasty Fricasse of Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. An inspired use of instant potato flakes to thicken a soup shows up in the fast cooking Seafood Chowder topped with fresh crabmeat. [P]

10:00 PM 

10:30 PM 
Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless  "Tijuana Taco Crawl"  People are passionate about their tacos in Tijuana. Ask any local and they'll tell you their favorite - complete with mouthwatering details. [P]

11:00 PM 
Caprial and John's Kitchen: Cooking for Family and Friends  "Chocolate Alchemy"  Caprial visits one of the only organic chocolate producers in the country and comes home with chocolate-infused ideas for connoisseurs. Smokey Black Bean Soup with Chocolate; Chocolate Truffle Tart with Chocolate Nib Crust. [P]

11:30 PM 
Rick Steves' Europe  "Tuscany's Dolce Vita"  Rick explores the small towns and rural countryside of Tuscany. He hunts for truffles in an oak forest, nibbles through an artichoke festival, shares a farmhouse feast, climbs the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and rides in a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's backyard. [G]


More
Click the links below for schedules on IdahoPTV's learn cable channels
 
Idaho Public Television Homepage