Educating the 21st Century Child

Where teachers, students meet technology

Students still read textbooks and jot notes in paper binders today, but technology reigns supreme in most all Long Island schools and in most all grades, from kindergarten through high school. How teachers apply that technology and how students learn to use the high-tech devices at their disposal will, no doubt, have a profound effect on education — and the work world of the future.

Elmont rallies for Homecoming win

Elmont expected to have its hands full on the gridiron when South Side came to town for Homecoming last Saturday afternoon, and its presumption was correct. The Cyclones were riding high after a 37-7 drubbing of Manhasset and were looking to make some noise against one of the top teams in Nassau Conference II.

Families celebrate community at second annual Elmont Family Fun Day

Elmont Memorial High School was the place to be on a warm and sunny Sept. 9, as families and friends celebrated their community at the second annual Elmont Family Fun Day.

Franklin Square Elementary schools return for the 2017-18 school year

Children in the Franklin Square Elementary School district started back to school on Sept. 5.

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.