Music

How the music industry is trying to save itself (and save your city)

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Explore how the pandemic is affecting the music industry—and how that affects the larger economy. Continue reading

Social dis-dancing, anyone? Lessons of empathy and uplift from COVID-19

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, discuss these stories of uplift and empathy from the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading

PBS 2-minute news summary: coronavirus, 2020 Olympics postponed, Afghanistan

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In this current events lesson, check out the PBS NewsHour from Mon. March 23rd, on the cancellation of the Olympics and an update on Afghanistan. Continue reading

Yo-Yo Ma provides comfort in a time of crisis

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In this NewsHour current events lesson. Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most renowned and beloved musicians, provides comfort in this time of crisis. Continue reading

Study guide: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn about the pro-democracy protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past few months. Continue reading

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