"Could You Imagine A Day Without Technology?" - A Local High School Student Can't....Neither Can We!

RE@L-logo_Corp_TM_New-Tag_8-15-17_CMYK-300x127     The RE@LBlog inbox recently received this interesting commentary from student Maddy. 

MaddyMaddy is a local high school student here in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.She is a good student and shares her thoughts on today’s technology with us.

Her school essay below is a fine contribution to our RE@L Student Corner™.
Read on:
Maddy LaF Tech response
We especially like Maddy’s closing question: “What will the next 10 years bring?
22-ideas-606ea9bWe don’t know for sure, either. But, we do believe many needed and new ideas will come from inquisitive students like Maddy.
Here’s what a “BBC Science Focus” publication thinks will happen.

Click the graphic at the right to learn more.
We think there will be many welcome and needed  surprises and in many areas of our lives.
F1.mediumAs this New Year goes forward, what do YOU think?


Here’s what Science Magazine thinks. Click on the graphic at the left to read more.


RE@L hopes they all happen, too!
Once again, RE@L thanks Maddy for shaking up our crystal technology globes this New Year’s season.
All crystal ball or Kentucky windage guesses are welcome here, so put on your prognosticating hat
and think large thoughts and good guesses.

So, what do YOU think? 



Tom King & Dale LaFrenz

Dr. Tom King has served for over 40 years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Saint Thomas in the School of Education. The Saturn School of Tomorrow, formerly a St. Paul Public School, and his visionary response to educational reform, was a lighthouse on the frontier of school change. Tom was an experienced high school teacher of mathematics, a school administrator, and Director of Technology for the St. Paul MN Public Schools. He is also a member of the RE@L Team. Dr. Dale LaFrenz is Chairman of RE@L and one of the founders of MECC Software who brought “Oregon Trail” to millions of K12 kids everywhere. He has written extensively on the history and evolution of Ed Tech. His work in forging new paths for MECC’S “edutainment" software was instrumental in connecting school-markets, kids, teachers and consumer-markets/kids/parents, and now serves as the new launching pad for RE@L apps and software.