Everywhere, teachers are starting a new and extremely challenging school year. This new school year all educators face many new challenges for themselves and for their students. All those who teach are in need of effective resources for both onsite and online teaching and learning. Added to these K12 challenges are many statewide concerns about the continued spread of vaping among our many middle school students.
Our RE@L StudentCorner contributor Ellie had this to say about her recent view of RE@L’s new “1Up On Vaping” product: “I can’t express how useful this new LearningProduct on Anti-Vaping by RE@L would have been to us learners when we were in middle school. I believe it would have prevented so many of the addiction and
What’s on every teacher’s mind these days? You won’t need three guesses, will you? Guest Blogger and middle-school teacher, Ellen Schafer, has many useful tips to help both teachers and students (and families) during these difficult and challenging pandemic times. Read on: “If you were a teacher in the 2019-2020 school year, then you would have discovered that it is
Given our national concern on how to open our K12 schools to 55+ million students, it’s imperative we all are aware of two, key considerations of “Time” and “Space.” Einstein can’t help us here, but nationally known journalist, John Merrow, has some helpful insights that can help. This RE@LReport™ is taken from one of Mr. Merrow’s recent blogs.
RE@L is ready to roll-out our first among many new STEM-related products: “1Up On Vaping.” Here’s what makes this new RE@LSTEM LearningProduct™ effective in stopping vaping or never starting: RE@L’s creative insights and extensive testing. Both are critical to teaching and learning success! In short, we know it works! Plus: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics all come into play. That’s
Even during these troubled times of pandemic, middle school students everywhere continue to face another malicious malady: the potentially deadly addictions of nicotine, tobacco and vaping. Given the loss of many healthy outdoor and indoor activities, 25% of teens still choose vaping for their so-called “recreation.” Recreation it surely is not! Read on. Since vaping attacks and weakens the lungs, contracting the
RE@LBlog STEAM Teacher Report: A few years ago, Ellen Schafer was freshly graduated from the University of St. Thomas (UST) in St. Paul with a double major in Elementary Education (K-6) and Science and Math Endorsement (5-8). Luckily for both, she found that her former grade school and alma mater, St. Joseph’s Grade School, was also
RE@L thanks frequent blogger and nationally-known educational historian, Diane Ravitch, for alerting us to a recent, thought-provoking headline and a key follow-up story from the Boston Globe™ newspaper. RE@L is pleased that this Globe story does NOT address statewide competency exams that students need to pass in order to graduate. Nor does it deal with any impossible promises to make all students
RE@LBlog is proud to share with our readers some of the many insightful and helpful comments we received this past weekend. Thank You! RE@L depends on our readers to improve not only our RE@LBlog, but also our new RE@L LearningProducts™. Already we have made free to our readers our successful middle school student anti-vaping product; 1UP
RE@LReport this week is excerpted from Axios News, May 9, 2020: “The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Transforming HowTeachers Teach,” by authors: Kim Hart & Alison Snyder. Click on the Axios graphic to the right for their entire column. This timely RE@LReport tells how the pandemic is changing the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Changes in K12,