Students at La Salle Institute in Troy won’t be taking Regents exams this year. Instead, the private school will join most independent schools in the area and forgo the exams for grades 9-12, a decision the New York State Department of Education says is up to La Salle.
By: Brittany Horn
Overit, a leading full-service, digital marketing agency, has announced it will sponsor TEDxAlbany at the agency’s renovated church on December 4, 2014. Additionally, the event’s call for speakers has been opened and interested parties are encouraged to submit proposals.
By: Stephanie Hale-Lopez
Students at La Salle Institute in Troy will no longer have to take New York State Regents Exams. Last year, the all boy’s Catholic military school chose to eliminate the state exam for students grades 3 to 8. Now, students grades 9 to 12 won’t have to take the Board of Education designed exams.
By: Tanja Rekhi
The introduction of Common Core educational standards has led La Salle Institute to ditch the state’s final exams. Students won’t take Regents exams this year, and they won’t take Common Core exams when those replace the Regents, said Brother Carl Malacalza, principal of the school.
By: Kathleen Moore
Brother Carl Malacalza, principal of La Salle Institute in Troy, New York will no longer require his students to sit for the New York Regents exams. The board of education at the private, all-boy’s Catholic military school decided to eliminate the Regents exams beginning this academic year.
By: Megan Rogers
We understand that having your brand on social media is important. But simply setting up a Facebook or Twitter account is not enough to drive visitors to your company’s website and convert them into customers. That’s why developing a social media strategy is so important. But beyond just implementing a plan, you’ll want to evaluate your social channel’s success in order to improve moving forward.
By: Mark Hansen
La Salle Institute, an independent, Catholic college preparatory school for young men in grades 6-12, recently announced the elimination of grade 9-12 Regent Exams. The move follows La Salle’s decision last year to eliminate the grade 3-8 exams.
By: Stephanie Hale-Lopez
Are you one of those who bought one of the cheapest iPad / iPhone editions with only 16GB of storage, you have probably learned about running out of space as you fill up your apps, photos and videos. At this year’s IFA trade show we received demonstrated two solutions, respectively iStick and iFlashDrive, which as far as we can see is basically the same.
By: Øyvind Paulsen
Michaela Shea: This 11-year-old has already started learning how to develop websites from a free service online and from her father who works at Overit Media. She recently sat down for an interview with her father, Josh Shea.
By: Danielle Sanzone
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are set to arrive in 16GB, 64GB and 128GB built-in storage sizes, minus an external microSD slot. Photofast has two new external drive solutions for you to backup your iPhone 6 smartphone’s music, photos, videos, contact information and files.
By: Hilda Scott
For digital marketers and agencies, it can take hours or even up to a full day to create a report. While resources such as Google Analytics, AdWords and Webmaster tools make gathering and sorting information easier, it’s still a long process to compile reports using this data. However, there’s a new SaaS reporting tool call Megalytic that will make the reporting process faster, easier and customized.
By: Amanda Quick
i-FlashDrive ONE is a small pen-, which has a standard USB connector to connect to your computer, and plug Lightning, so it can connect to newer iOS devices. Accessory comes in several variants 8/16/32/64/128 GB capacity. On the computer is seen as a normal memory stick, while on iOS requires free application.
By: Paul Hac
Normally devoted primarily to household appliances and computers, the 2014 edition of the IFA in Berlin was dominated, however, by smartphones and tablets. We have tried to collect everything in this gallery, we update while we are still around the padoglioni of Messe Berlin.
By: Milo Sciaky
PhotoFast (www.photofast.com) showcases ‘i-FlashDrive evo’, the 8-pin Flash Drive For iPhone iPad at IFA, the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances which takes place from September 05 to 10, 2014 in Berlin.
By: Miri Ahn
Agency life can be a whirlwind of creativity, opportunity, and collaboration. Marketers develop out-of-the-box ideas daily with the intention of seeing them through to fruition (and measuring their success!), and life at an agency is fast-paced and ever-changing. One minute we are brainstorming taglines for a collision repair center and the next we are pitching tech reporters at the New York Times about an awesome new mobile app a client just launched.
By: Liz Grimes
Megalytic, a SaaS tool used by digital agencies, marketers, and small business owners to build and deliver digital marketing analytics reports, announced a major upgrade aimed at faster and easier customized reporting. This enhancement, available now to all customers, speeds the process of creating and distributing custom digital marketing analytics reports.
By: Theresa Cramer
The madness has been unleashed at the end of the third day “pre IFA”, or what is the same, the run in which journalists have the opportunity to feel and experience the technology and new listings in the first person . The ShowStoppers, a sample of smaller manufacturers, has been charged mobile accessories, energy banks specially designed for iPhone and technological devices aimed at women.
By: Cesar Salza
Kaelan Hollon: Senior director of communications and public affairs for Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, which just launched a campaign called MyOldMeds. For more information on how to properly dispose of medications, visit myoldmeds.com.
By: Lauren Halligan
As the use of mobile devices continues to increase, understanding the needs and behaviors of our mobile visitors is increasingly important. Instinctively, we know that mobile users are on the go, so they’re more likely to lose patience with a slow mobile site or poor user experience (UX). But what we need to learn is how they’re finding our site, what their goals are, and what content engages them. Take a read below to learn how Google Analytics can best help you do just that.
By: Mark Hansen
Your company’s website can be a major investment from initial design and development to regular maintenance. A website, though, is the gateway to your audience, your sales platform, and fact sheet for investors. Dedicating time and funds to this tool is imperative to your company’s success. In addition, you’ll need to measure its effectiveness to help you reach your business goals and attract new customers. So how do you do it?
By: Mark Hansen