Minnesota has a long history of creating new “high technologies” that have well-served the world, far beyond our state boundaries. MECC’s Oregon Trail is among them. Just ask those students who played it and learned from it. The short list seen below may not seem high-tech to our readers, but it was at the time.
On occasion, RE@LBlog brings our readers a “K12 Blast from the Past.” Here’s a famous quote from philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, George Santyana: “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” We need to learn from our past, both what has worked and what still needs our working on… 30 years ago this
A self-taught longshoreman who got his education from classic library books, Eric Hoffer left us this legacy: “In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” Today, even the most learned among us often have no answers for our tech-driven world. Worse, we have fewer