Literacy and Pop Artist, Kyle C.A.

October 27, 2019
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Host Siri Phaneendra began the show by reading The Gift of Literacy by Kimberly Morgan from the book Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World available at Studies show that children who are read to during the first few years of their life have a larger vocabulary, score high on standard tests and have advanced mathematical skills. We listen to alternative pop artist, Kyle C. A.’s single, “Save Yourself”, a soulful, choral, alternative feeling composition relating to the tragedy of 9/11, an event that happened before Kyle was born. History is made as Kyle is the first guest to come into our studio! Siri asks Kyle questions about his rise in the music world. In Innovation Nation, Arjin Claire sheds light on literacy while taking us back to 1440, the Dark Ages, when few people could read or write then catapults us into the techno age of today where global literacy hovers at 86% of the population.

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