Tag: education

Syosset Students Lead Teens Teach Technology To Help Seniors

Young adults, teens, and children may take for granted their ability to see friends virtually with just the tap of a cell phone screen, but not Syosset High School student Asmita Mittal. She knows that many older folks experience difficulties using digital apps and the internet, and that’s why she created Teens Teach Technology (TTT).

Adelphi University President Dr. Christine Riordan Talks Pandemic Adjustments

Adelphi University President Dr. Christine Riordan, the school’s 10th president, took office in July 2015. She talked with the Long Island Press about the past six years, the pandemic and the future.

Parents, Educators Raise Concerns About the ‘Lost Year’ of Academics

With many school districts not having in-person classes full time this year due to Covid-19, some people in the school community are concerned about how well students will fare this fall.

Summer Reading List for Early Readers Through Young Adults 2021

Having a summer reading list is an awesome way to pass some time while also keeping your kids’ creative juices flowing and not falling into the summer slide!

U.S. CDC Updates School Guidance to Emphasize In-person Learning

The U.S. CDC on Friday updated its guidance to help reopen U.S. schools in the fall, including recommending masking indoors for everyone who is not fully vaccinated and three feet of distance within classrooms.

Signs of ADHD in Children and How to Address Them

Many children are fidgety at times, forget to turn in an occasional assignment, or misplace their favorite shirt.  However, if you find these scenarios frequently occurring with your child or you notice that he is constantly distracted, forgetful, disorganized, or unfocused, your child may have ADHD. ‎

Long Islanders Continue Education to Make Post Pandemic Career Changes

"People want to make a difference, instead of just having a job," says Marguerite Lane, assistant vice president of enrollment management for Molloy College.

Power Men Podcast: Dr. James Lentini, President of Molloy College

James Lentini, president of Molloy College, speaks of the people who impacted his early life, his role as president of Molloy College, and what are his secrets to success.

Webinar Addresses Covid Learning Slide With Founder of Fit Learning

The webinar featured expert guest Kimberly Berens, Ph.D., a scientist-educator, FIT learning founder, and author of the highly acclaimed new book Blind Spots: Why Students Fail and the Science That Can Save Them.

Hempstead Teachers and Staff Rally For Salary Increases

Members of the Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association have been rallying with staff, students, and retirees, to demand increased wages as they lined up outside Hempstead School District headquarters.