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We Connect The Dots Fosters Future Innovators in STEAM

We Connect the Dots has been inspiring and creating opportunities for underprivileged children and young adults interested in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) since 2013.

Pandemic Teaching Webinar To Provide Tips on Remote Learning

On Jan. 12, Schneps Media hosts a panel of professionals for a webinar called “Pandemic Teaching: How to Make the Best Out of a Bad Situation.”

Psychologists Address Kids’ Mental Health in the Pandemic

Over the past five to six years, Dr. John Kelly, a school psychologist on Long Island and past president of the National Association of School Psychologists, has seen the mental health of K-12 students become a higher priority in many school districts.

Kids Books For Your Children To Read This Holiday Break

The holiday break is the perfect time to cozy up under the blanket with a good book. If you’re looking for some new books for your kids to read during the holiday break, you’re in luck!

Tips For Making The College Application Process Less Stressful

The college application process can affect students’ lives for years to come, so it’s understandable that some teenagers might feel stressed as they apply to college.

Top Education Apps to Supplement Your Child’s At-home Learning

Students can still learn and absorb a great deal of information in this virtual format, but supplementing your child’s learning with education apps can only help foster their academic growth.

Latest Common Core Testing Met With Protest & Mass Refusals on...

More than 70,000 students in school districts across Long Island have “opted out” of taking the first round of this year’s controversial Common Core standardized tests, according to education advocates monitoring the numbers of those refusing the exams—and those figures expected to rise.

Long Island’s Opt Out Movement Has Made The Grade—Now What?

The heated battle pitting the governor, the teachers unions, and grassroots public school advocacy groups came to a head during this spring’s testing season, culminating in almost 100,000 students—more than half of the student population in Nassau and Suffolk counties—opting out of state tests.

1 in 5 Long Island School Districts in ‘Fiscal Stress’

Ten LI school districts have suffered from chronic fiscal stress.

Zephyr Teachout, Anti-Common Core Firebrand, Running For Congress

“I'm running to raise up the voices of people who are shut out—and that includes the voices of parents and teachers.”