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November 2007

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Sunday Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.

KLRN Spotlights

This week's NATURE shows that we may think we know what is beautiful and what isn't, but in the natural world, beauty can be many things—including what we might find completely repulsive.


Early On

Learning Opportunities:

Family, Friends & Neighbors Workshops and Early ON Bright Ideas Cafés Family, Friends & Neighbors are hands-on workshops, specifically designed for home-based caregivers, which provide activities, books and
take-home learning resources.
The workshops are organized around essential themes in early childhood growth and development. Workshops
are free and open to the public, and
free childcare and snacks are provided. Registration is required.
For more information about upcoming workshops, call 210-270-9000, ext. 2265, or visit earlyon-sa.org.

Visit the ICTT 2007 Technology Round-Up
post-conference web pages today!


You will find resources from presenters, pictures, and streaming video content from our Keynote, Don Knezek

Click Here to link to the site


Early ON Bright Ideas Cafés
are fun, hands-on sessions that help parents prepare their young children (between the ages of zero and five) for school. Activities, free books and resources
are provided, and the cafés are free
and open to the public.

Oct.30 at Wetmore Elementary, 3250 Thousand Oaks, 6 to 7 p.m.
Nov. 1 at Mead Elementary, 3803 Mid Horizon, 6 to 7 p.m.
Nov. 5 at Larkspur Elementary, 11330 Belair, 6 to 7 p.m.
Nov. 6 at Oak Grove Elementary, 3250
Nacogdoches Road, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more information,
call 210-270-9000, ext. 2246, or
visit earlyon-sa.org

NECC logo

Mark your calendars! NECC will be in San Antonio June 29–July 2, 2008.
Click here to visit the NECC website
and learn more.

PBS TeacherLine of Texas

PBS TeacherLine of Texas
Fall courses are now enrolling. Browse the catalog to choose the one for you.
Be sure to check out our new science courses from Teachers‚ Domain. Find them in the catalog by selecting 'Science.' For more information about PBS TeacherLine of Texas, contact Malinda McCormick at 210.270.9000 or email mmccormick@klrn.org.

Announcing PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection
The online tool supporting Instructional Coaches
PBS TeacherLine Peer Connection

Tune in This Month to See These Programs

classroom use - content knowledge - professional growth - current events - instructional television - community awareness

Sunday, Nov. 04 at 7 p.m.

NATURE looks at
the first wolves reintroduced into Yellowstone. The Druids are the most celebrated wolf pack in North America. Pioneers in the wilderness, they
were at the heart of a massive scientific experiment to restore an entire ecosystem that began to break down without wolves.

Sunday, Nov. 04 at 9 p.m.


Examines the ways in which contemporary artists picture war,
express outrage and empathize
with the suffering of others.

Tuesday, Nov. 06 at 6,8 p.m.

Design Squad
NOVA Examines the astonishing behind-the-scenes story of the politics and personalities that collided over the earliest efforts to get America into space long before the founding of NASA. For more information, including NOVA podcasts and educational interactive activities,
visit www.pbs.org/nova.

Wednesday, Nov 7 at 5:30 p.m.

CYBERCHASE kicks off its sixth season with the premiere of Digit's B-Day Surprise. When the kids plan a surprise party for their cyboid pal's "b-day" (the day he was first booted up), things do not go according to plan, and Hacker seizes the day to launch a nefarious new scheme.


Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.

follows veteran filmmaker Simon King as he takes on the role of mother to two cheetah cubs, Toki and Sambu, orphaned when their mother was killed by a lion.

Thursday, Nov. 22 at 10:30 p.m.

Seeing in the Dark

Part one examines
da Vinci's plans for both a giant crossbow, with arms nearly 70 feet across, and a glider that predated
flight by 400 years.


Visit our complete online programming guide for current listings.

PBS KIDS/PBS KIDS GO! Fall 2007 Schedule

Some programs may be available to purchase at www.shoppbs.org, or for video taping and copyright information, click here.


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