Terrific story today in the Alexandria MN “Echo Press” newspaper about former Guest Blogger Al Schmidt who works at the Minnesota Department of National Resources (DNR) out of Glenwood, MN. Al is involved in another DNR project that helps kids find out more about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, as we
RE@L has posted many a Blog in recent months on the topic of STEM. What’s all the fuss about STEM, you wonder? Well, consider this: STEM careers in 2013 were 20 percent of all jobs in the U.S., and will be growing by an astounding 17 percent more by 2018. (Brookings Foundation citation). The big
The amount of money being spent on the learning of our students today is mind-boggling. The cost of more and more research and the largely ineffective policy making is no small sack of potatoes, either. But, nothing much today rivals the amount of wasted energy and time and money being spent on largely useless standardized testing. RE@L
We who teach are well aware of the fact that EdTech has become the most trusted teaching/learning tool a teacher has these days. No, it doesn’t solve all the problems of better learning, but it sure can help. But, how do we use it best in the classroom, and outside, too? Finding that answer is no simple task.
Welcomes…. We at RE@L welcome Kyle Fruen to our RE@L Team! Kyle brings both talent and experience to RE@L’s Mission of designing, developing and providing software applications that better serve K12 learners and teachers. Welcome aboard, Kyle! Here’s Kyle’s Self-Introduction…. ====== My name is Kyle Harrison Fruen. I’m pleased to serve as the new Director of Business Development-Southwest Region at RE@L Inc.