The mounting economic damage caused by the pandemic has done the most harm to small businesses that include local businesses. The issue playing most on the minds of the people is whether the local businesses can survive this economic hit or crumble during the crisis. Will community leaders or big businesses come together to help them, or will they succumb to selfish benefits and rely solely on their own economic well-being? To satisfy any curiosity,

Amplifying Artists and Musicians of Color

Posted by starpow_oss on  June 14, 2020
Category: Artists
Tags: , ,
Unable to remain silent any longer, artists across the US are using their work as avenues into the topics of race and racism. Visual artists, dancers, musicians, and actors are taking to social media and the streets in an effort to speak out and speak up. The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM is taking this moment not only to listen and learn, but to amplify. It’s not our job to speak. But we do
On January 9 of this year, Chinese state media reported that a team of researchers led by Xu Jianguo had identified the pathogen behind a mysterious outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan as a novel coronavirus. Although the virus was soon after named 2019-nCoV, and then renamed SARS-CoV-2, it remains commonly known simply as the coronavirus. While that moniker has been catapulted into the stratosphere of public attention, it’s somewhat misleading: Not only is it one
Introducing language learning at a young age has a range of benefits for children. Even before they can read and write, children can learn through pictures and songs, building their vocabulary and working on their pronunciation. Early years language learning can embed a second language deeply, providing the child with native-level recall of words rather than leaving them having to consciously work out translations, as older learners do. If you’re helping your young child learn
The coronavirus pandemic is radically shifting the global economy, transforming workplaces, community spaces, and education. According to the World Economic Forum, more than 1.2 billion children in 186 countries have been impacted by school closures due to COVID-19. And overall education online–including virtual classrooms, language apps, online tutoring, or online education software–has also surged during the pandemic, with the market expected to hit $350 billion by 2025. As a result, many schools and businesses are